Joseph Sanchez is a partner in the Labor & Employment practice group of Best Best & Krieger, LLP. Mr. Sanchez advises clients on a variety of labor and employment issues including employee discipline and termination, family medical leave laws, wage and hour issues, disability leaves, equal employment opportunity laws, federal transit labor law, and issues related to the collective bargaining process.
Before joining BB&K in 2006, Mr. Sanchez was a Deputy City Attorney for the City of San Diego. Mr. Sanchez represented and advised City departments and the City Council on a wide range of labor and employment issues. He represented the City before the Civil Service Commission, the Public Employment Relations Board, and served as legal advisor to the City during the collective bargaining process. Mr. Sanchez also served as lead legal advisor to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department and San Diego Medical Services LLC. Earlier in his career, Mr. Sanchez worked as a criminal prosecutor and conducted numerous bench and jury trials.
Mr. Sanchez graduated magna cum laude in 1992 from Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas with a bachelor of arts degree in history and sociology. He received his law degree from the University of San Diego School of Law in 1996.