Lessons In Retaining Outside Counsel For Personnel Probes
David D. Kadue The recent decision in Waters v. City of Petaluma is a welcome development for employers who retain outside attorneys to perform personnel investigations, as it provides greater assurance that those investigations will be protected from disclosure in discovery.
Andrea Waters was a firefighter for the city of Petaluma. She claims that she was subjected to sex harassment and discrimination during her employment, and that she was retaliated against when she complained about it. She resigned from the Petaluma Fire...
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