Welcome to the Watkins Firm Podcast “Sound Business Insights” with Dan Watkins

Sound Business Insights is designed to provide proven legal insight for business owners, employers, entrepreneurs, stakeholders, medical and real estate professionals. Here are a few of the many topics we will be covering on the podcast:

  • Introducing our New Podcast - "Sound Business Insights" - Episode 1Starting a business
  • Contracts and transactions
  • Buying and selling a business
  • Insights for employers
  • Resolving business disputes (our unique approach: negotiation, mediation, arbitration and when necessary, litigation).  It is our success and proven track record at trial which helps to get the attention of opposing parties and gain their cooperation to resolve the matter at hand.
  • Breach of Contract
  • Shareholders’ Rights
  • Legal issues for the medical and healthcare industry


You can find our podcast episodes here, and anywhere you listen to podcasts, including but not limited to:

  • Amazon
  • Apple
  • Google
  • iHeart Radio
  • Spotify


Daniel Watkins is a true people person who sincerely listens. He cares about things that occur in other people’s lives. Dan enjoys digging into the facts and finding creative solutions to problems. He is not shy about giving his opinion either.  This is why our podcast Sound Business Insights was designed – to allow you to engage with Dan in a more personal way while hearing his insight into many important business and real estate issues here in San Diego and across Southern California.

Dan has practiced in the areas of business, real estate and employment law since 1987. He is a also seasoned litigator and true trial attorney with over 50 jury and bench trials to his credit.

Podcasts (Most Recent Listed First):





Transcript of Episode 32 – Business Fraud





Transcript of Episode 31 – ABCs of What to Do If You Are Sued





Transcript of Episode 30 – Management Service Organization or MSOs





Transcript of Episode 29 – Recent Big News in Arbitration





Transcript of Episode 28 – Common Employer Disputes and Defenses





Transcript of Episode 27 – Changes in CA and Federal Law for Employers 2023





Transcript of Episode 26: Wage and Hour Employer Updates for 2023 and Beyond





Transcript of Episode 25: Unfair Business Practice Overview





Transcript of Episode 24: Corporate Governance





Transcript of Episode 23: Managing Employees in San Diego





Transcript of Episode 22: The Most Common Questions We Get From Our Employer Clients





Transcript of Episode 21: War Stories – Part 2





Transcript of Episode 20: War Stories – Part 1





Transcript of Episode 19: Your Business Attorney is a Valuable Partner





Transcript of Episode 18: Private Attorneys General Act – PAGA





Transcript of Episode 17: Violation or Breach of Fiduciary Duty





Transcript of Episode 16: Unfair Competition





Transcript of Episode 15: Contract Law





Transcript of Episode 14: Shareholders’ Rights and Disputes





Transcript of Episode 13: Mergers and Acquisitions





Transcript of Episode 12: Resolving Business Disputes Part 2 : Arbitration and Trial”





Transcript of Episode 11: Resolving Business Disputes





Transcript of Episode 10: The Importance of a Strong Corporate Attorney





Transcript of Episode 9: Buying and Selling a Business or Its Assets





Transcript of Episode 8: Real Estate Law Overview





Transcript of Episode 7: Medical Practices and Healthcare Businesses


Watkins Firm Sound Business Insights - Episode 6 - Why Do You Need a Business Lawyer




Transcript of Episode 6: Why Do You Need a Business Lawyer


Watkins Firm Sound Business Insights - Episode 5 - Breach of Contract




Transcript of Episode 5: Breach of Contract


Watkins Firm Sound Business Insights - Episode 4 - Risks and Guidance for California Employers





Watkins Firm Sound Business Insights - Episode 3 - Corporate Documents Contracts and Raising Investment Capital





Watkins Firm Sound Business Insights Episode 2 - Starting a Business





Watkins Firm Sound Business Insights - Episode 1 - An Introduction to Sound Business Insights