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525 B Street, Suite 2200
San Diego, California 92101
Direct Phone: 619.515.3243
Direct Fax: 619.744.5413
robert.levy@procopio.com
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Robert A. Levy

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Practice Areas
Labor and Employment
Admissions
California
Bob primarily assists clients in solving employment problems and developing strategies to deal with employment issues, including hiring, performance, discipline and termination, office romances, workplace violence and reductions in force. He counsels employers regarding wage and hour law, discrimination, harassment and retaliation law and all aspects of the employment relationship. Bob also represents employers in all types of employment litigation, including wrongful discharge, discrimination, harassment and wage and hour class actions. In addition, he conducts and oversees investigations and participates in mediations as an advocate and as a mediator.

Bob was an adjunct professor, teaching Employment Relations Law in the Human Resources Certificate Program at San Diego State University for over 20 years. He is a regular presenter at employment seminars in San Diego and also provides training for clients.

Representative Client
  • ARS National Services, Inc.
  • Bay City Television, Inc.
  • City of Chula Vista
  • Country Villa Health Services
  • Navy Federal Credit Union
  • Pennant Foods Corporation
  • Physicians Surgery Centers LLC
  • PIRCH, Inc.
  • San Diego County Credit Union
  • San Diego Imaging Medical Group
  • San Diego Natural History Museum
Education
  • JD, University of Southern California Gould School of Law, 1980
  • BS, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Distinctions
  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent Rating
  • San Diego Super Lawyers® – 2011-2015 (Employment & Labor)
  • Southern California's Top Rated Lawyers - 2012-2015
  • Super Lawyers: Business Edition – 2011
  • Super Lawyers: Corporate Counsel – 2010
  • The Best Lawyers in America® – 2009-2015 (Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management)
  • The Best Lawyers in America® Lawyer of the Year for Employment Law – Management – 2015
  • The Daily Transcript Top Attorneys – 2006, 2009-2010 (Labor/Employment)
  • Top Rated Lawyers In Labor & Employment - 2013
Community Involvement
  • American Bar Association
  • San Diego County Bar Association

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Recent Seminars
  • Co-presenter. "Paid Sick Leave Redux: Compliance Issues for July 1, 2015 and Beyond," Procopio Labor and Employment Breakfast Bytes, San Diego, CA, May 21, 2015.
  • Co-presenter. “Handling Paid Sick Leave and Vacation Issues in California,” Procopio Labor and Employment Breakfast Bytes, February 19, 2015.
  • Co-presenter. “Recent Developments in California Employment Law: What Employers Need to Know for 2014-2015,” Procopio Labor and Employment Seminar, La Jolla, CA, November 17, 2014.
  • "Preventing Wage and Hour Liability in California,” Procopio Labor and Employment Seminar, La Jolla, CA, October 29, 2013.
  • “Management Training: Effective Communication and Performance Feedback,” 20th Annual Charter Schools Conference, San Diego, CA, March 11-14, 2013.
  • “Hot Topics and Recent Trends in California Employment Law,” Procopio Labor and Employment Seminar, La Jolla, CA, October 30, 2012.
  • “Answers to Your Key Employment Law Questions,” Procopio’s Employment Law Breakfast Bytes, Del Mar Heights, CA, July 24, 2012.
  • “Answers to Your Key Employment Law Questions,” Procopio’s Employment Law Breakfast Bytes, San Diego, CA, July 17, 2012.
  • “IP & Employment Matters - Common, Costly Mistakes for Start-up Entrepreneurs to Avoid,” Procopio and SV Forum, Palo Alto, CA, May 22, 2012.
  • San Diego Association of Legal Administrators Legal Updates Seminar, San Diego, CA, February 14, 2012.