Summer 2019 Defense Comment 1 Vol. 31, No. 3 / Fall 2016 Departments President’s Message – By David S. Rosenbaum________________________________ 2 California Defense Counsel (CDC) Report – By Michael D. Belote_______________ 3 Around the ADC__________________________________________________________19 ADC Amicus Corner – By Don Willenburg_____________________________________ 21 The Lawyer's Lawyer – By William A. Muñoz__________________________________22 Trials and Tribulations – Members’ Recent Trial Experiences, by Ellen C. Arabian-Lee__26 Substantive Law Section Reports_________________________________________29 ADC Membership Application____________________________________________34 New ADC Members_______________________________________________________36 ADC Executive Board_____________________________________________________37 Features The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 ("CCPA")___________ 5 An overview of the Act, to whom it applies, and what it requires. — Don Willenburg & Alexander Golovets STAFF CO-EDITORS-IN-CHIEF Ellen C. Arabian-Lee Jill J. Lifter ASSOCIATE EDITORS Erin McGahey George A. Otstott EDITORIAL / ART DIRECTION John Berkowitz CONTRIBUTORS ADC HEADQUARTERS OFFICE 2520 Venture Oaks Way, Suite 150 Sacramento, CA 95833 Phone: (916) 239-4060 / Fax: (916) 924-7323 E-mail: adcncn@camgmt.com www.adcncn.org ADC HEADQUARTERS STAFF EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Jennifer Blevins, CMP jennifer@camgmt.com John Berkowitz Publications Director / Graphic Design john@camgmt.com Michael Cochran Webmaster / IT Manager michael@camgmt.com Kim Oreno Membership / Education kim@camgmt.com Stephanie Schoen Special Projects stephanie@camgmt.com Tricia Schrum, CPA Accountant / Controller tricia@camgmt.com Thepriceofsubscriptionisincludedinthemembership dues. All other subscriptions are $100.00 per year. The opinions and viewpoints expressed in the articles of the Defense Comment Magazine do not necessarily represent the opinions of, or reflect the official position of, the Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and Nevada or the editors. DefenseComment wouldbepleasedtoconsiderpublishingarticlesfromADCmembersandfriends. Please send all manuscripts and/or suggestions for article topics to:  EllenC.Arabian-Lee,Arabian-LeeLawCorporation,1731EastRosevilleParkway,Suite150,Roseville,CA95661. Phone: (916) 242-8662; Fax: (916) 797-7404; E-mail: ellen@arabian-leelaw.com, and  Jill J. Lifter, Ryan & Lifter, 2000 Crow Canyon Place, Suite 400, San Ramon, CA 94583. Phone: (925) 884-2080; Fax: (925) 884-2090; E-mail: jlifter@rallaw.com. Ellen C. Arabian-Lee James J. Arendt Michael D. Belote Michael J. Brady Patrick L. Deedon Marie-Ann Ellis Alexander Golovets Michele Kirrane David A. Levy Jeffrey E. Levine Jill J. Lifter Erin McGahey Laura McHugh Ashley N. Meyers Sean Moriarty William A. Muñoz Edward P. Tugade Wakako Uritani Don Willenburg #MeToo Movement Sparks New CA Employment Laws_________ 11 Changes to what makes a hostile environment and new limitations on confidentiality agreements. — Laura McHugh ADC 60th Anniversary Annual Meeting________________________13 Something for everyone: A wide variety of interesting programs and dynamic speakers. Past President Highlight Featuring: Michael J. Brady__________15 A chat with an ADC icon! — Erin McGahey ADC Book Review: East West Street____________________________ 17 An exposition of the origins of “crimes against humanity” and “genocide” as legal theories. — David A. Levy