Craig A. Schloss is a Shareholder of the San Diego, California office of Jackson Lewis P.C.
Mr. Schloss specializes in employment and trade secret litigation. He has extensive experience litigating wrongful termination cases, employee unfair competition/trade secrets disputes, wage and hour class actions, and discrimination and sexual harassment lawsuits. He also practices before the National Labor Relations Board regarding union representation matters on behalf of management.
Mr. Schloss is on the Board of Directors for the San Diego Symphony and a former Chair of the Board. He is the Immediate Past President of the San Diego Chapter of the Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA). Mr. Schloss is a member of the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center Board of Directors, Executive Committee, and Chair of the Personnel Committee. In 2008, he was honored with the David K. Kroll Leadership Award for his exemplary service, dedication, and commitment to the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center.
Mr. Schloss graduated from the University of Arizona in 1977 with a degree in economics and received his J.D. from the University of Illinois in 1980, where he participated in a joint degree program with the University s Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations.
Mr. Schloss has been recognized as a leading attorney in employment and labor law by The Best Lawyers in America (2012 - 2015), one of the top labor and employment attorneys in San Diego by the San Diego Daily Transcript, and a “Super LawyerLawyer ” 2007 - 2014. He also maintains an AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell and is a member of the Litigation Counsel of America - Trial Lawyer Honorary Society.
Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Mr. Schloss led the Employment and Labor Group for the San Diego office of a large, international general practice firm, and served as the managing partner of that office during its early stages of rapid growth.
Author, “Companies Need Strategies to Protect Trade Secrets,” San Diego Business Journal, January 10, 2011. Contributing Editor, The Developing Labor Law, BNA.
Employment and Labor Law Update: What Employers Need to Know for 2012, San Diego, CA, January 25, 2012.
Managing the Social Workforce: Addressing the Challenges (and Opportunities) of Employee Social Media Use, November 10, 2011.
Employment and Labor Law Update: What Employers Need to Know for 2011, San Diego, CA, January 25, 2011.
Anatomy of an Employee Mobility and Trade Secrets Trial, Trade Secret Seminar
Series, San Diego, CA, October 26, 2010.
Employment and Labor Law Update: What Employers Need to Know for 2010, San Diego, CA, January 28, 2010.
Labor Law and Legislative Update: What You Need To Know As a Practitioner, January 14, 2010.
Meeting the Coming Challenge of the Employee Free Choice Act, San Diego, CA, April 1, 2009.
Trade Secret Theft: Protecting Your Company's Most Valuable Assets, October 8, 2008.
Trade Secret Theft: Protecting Your Company's Most Valuable Assets, July 24, 2008.
Trade Secrets Best Practices: Avoid Being the Next Victim of a Data Security Breach, San Diego, CA, December 5, 2007.
Recent Developments in California Employment and Labor Law, San Diego, CA, January 31, 2007.
Honors, Awards and Pro Bono Activity
•Super Lawyer 2007-2014
•Best Lawyers in America (2012 - 2015)
•Recognized as one of the top labor and employment attorneys in San Diego by the San Diego Daily Transcript
•AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell
•Member of Litigation Counsel of America - Trial Lawyer Honorary Society