Don Phin, Esq.

Don Phin, Esq.

Coeditor, Employment Practices Liability Consultant

Contact Info

Tel: (619) 852–4850


Don Phin has been an attorney in California since 1983. He litigated employment and business cases for 17 years and then quit when he realized nobody wins a lawsuit.

Since leaving litigation, Mr. Phin has presented more than 600 times to executives nationwide. He has created over 30 online training programs, including the Great HR Program and Employee Engagement for LinkedIn Learning. He has been the coeditor of the IRMI Employment Practices Liability Consultant journal since 1997.

Mr. Phin was the founder and president of HR That Works, used by 3,500 companies, and acquired by ThinkHR in January of 2014. He worked there for 2 years as a vice president.

He has written numerous books, including Lawsuit Free!, The Great Job Opportunity, The 40/ /40 Solution for Mastering Emotional Energy in Leadershipand Sales, The Truth About HR and You, and Stop Making Mistakes. Mr. Phin loves coaching executives and investigates challenging workplace problems. He continues to inspire with his speaking and training.

He works across the country and lives in sunny Coronado, California.

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