Christopher M. Robertson focuses his practice on counseling and representing management on a variety of labor and employment issues under California and federal law.
Robertson defends employers in class action lawsuits arising in state and federal courts involving alleged violations of California wage and hour law and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). He assists clients in formulating successful strategies for opposing class certification, coordinating duplicative cases, and resolving purported class action litigation. Robertson has defeated class certification in cases involving exempt and nonexempt employees.
Robertson also defends clients in individual employment claims. He has won defense verdicts on behalf of employers in the hospitality, aerospace, and financial services industry in jury trials involving allegations of employment discrimination. Robertson has also prevailed on summary judgment in cases involving claims of discrimination and defamation brought against employers and individual executives.
He has also represented both plaintiffs and defendants in trade secrets litigation. He regularly provides pre-litigation counseling and advice to employers on the full range of workplace legal issues.contact me