PeopleBrook T. Barnes
Brook T. Barnes

Brook T. Barnes

PeopleBrook T. Barnes

  • California Western School of Law (J.D.)
  • Sam Houston State University (M.A., summa cum laude)
  • Texas A&M University (B.S.)

  • American Bar Association
  • Provisors, Human Capital
  • San Diego County Bar Association

  • "Essential Employment Agreements for California Employers," Episode Host, CalCurrent Podcast (October 12, 2023) 
  • “Essential Employment Agreements: Implementing the Right Agreements for the Wrong Time,” Co-Presenter, Procopio’s Annual Labor & Employment Law Seminar/Webinar (November 3, 2022)
  • “What A New COVID-19 Legal Order Means for San Diego County’s Hospitality Industry,” Author, Hospitality Legal Alert (December 17, 2020)
  • “Recent California Employment Law Developments,” Co-Presenter, Procopio Labor and Employment Virtual Seminar 2020 (November 4, 2020)
  • “California Employers with More Than 500 Employees Must Now Provide Supplemental COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave To Employees – AB 1867,” Author, Labor and Employment Law Legal Alert (September 21, 2020)
  • “Tips For Protecting Yourself from Employment Litigation as a Result of COVID-19,” Co-Presenter, Client Webinar (August 19, 2020)
  • “Return to Work: Employer Do’s and Don’ts,” Co-Presenter, Presented to San Diego Chamber of Commerce (May 28, 2020)
  • “Facing the Unknown: Employer Guidance for Return to Work Issues,” Co-Presenter, Client Webinar (May 18, 2020)
  • “Part 3 – Even More Answers to Employer’s COVID-19 Questions,” Co-Presenter, Client Webinar (April 3, 2020)
  • “The Governor’s Stay-At-Home Order Challenges California Employers,” Author, Client Publication (March 24, 2020)
  • “Wage and Hour Win For Employers: The California Supreme Court Limits PAGA’s Threat to Employers,” Co-Author, Labor and Employment Law Legal Alert (September 13, 2019)
  • “The Procopio Brief: Recent Legal Developments Affecting California Employers,” Co-Presenter, Procopio Labor and Employment Seminar 2018, San Diego, CA (November 8, 2018)

  • Best Lawyers®, Litigation - Labor and Employment (2024), Employment Law - Management (2023-2024)
  • Best Lawyers® Ones To Watch, Litigation - Labor and Employment (2021-2022)
  • Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, Employment Litigation and Business Litigation (2017-2021)
  • Best of the Bar, Business and Employment, San Diego Business Journal (2015)

  • La Costa Youth Organization, Board Member and Coach
  • California Western Appellate Team Coach

  • Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP
    • Partner
  • Gordon & Rees
    • Partner
    • Senior Counsel
  • Simpson Delmore Greene LLP
    • Attorney
  • Teeple Hall, LLP
    • Attorney

  • California
  • Texas

  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • United States District Court, Central District of California
  • United States District Court, Southern District of California