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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
Robert A. Levy 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. Mr. Levy counsels employers regarding wage and hour law, discrimination, harassment and retaliation law, and all aspects of the employment relationship. He also represents employers in all types of employment litigation, including wrongful discharge, discrimination, harassment, and wage and hour class actions.

Mr. Levy was an adjunct professor, teaching Employment Relations Law in the Human Resources Certificate Program at San Diego State University for over 20 years. He was an adjunct professor, and taught Labor Law at the University of San Diego School of Law in 1982 and 1983. He is a regular presenter at employment seminars in San Diego and also provides training for clients. In addition, he conducts and oversees investigations and participates in mediations as an advocate and as a mediator.

Representative Client
  • Country Villa Health Services
  • Bay City Television, Inc.
  • San Diego County Credit Union
  • Pennant Foods Corporation
  • Premier Food Services, Inc.
  • City of Chula Vista
  • Navy Federal Credit Union
  • Physicians Surgery Centers LLC
  • San Diego Natural History Museum
  • San Diego Imaging Medical Group
  • ARS National Services, Inc.
Education
  • JD, University of Southern California Gould School of Law, 1980
  • BS, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Distinctions
  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent Rating
  • Southern California Super Lawyers® – 2011-2014 (Employment & Labor)
  • Southern California's Top Rated Lawyers - 2012-2014
  • Super Lawyers: Business Edition – 2011
  • Super Lawyers: Corporate Counsel – 2010
  • The Best Lawyers in America® – 2009-2014 (Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management)
  • 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
  • "Preventing Wage and Hour Liability in California,” Procopio Labor and Employment Seminar, San Diego, 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, San Diego, 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.
  • San Diego Employee Advisory Council Workplace 2011 Employer Seminar, San Diego, CA, October 19, 2011.
  • “Employer Liability in the Era of Social Media,” Labor and Employment Law Seminar 2011, San Diego, CA, September 27, 2011.
  • “Workplace Policies Regarding Email, Internet, Social Media and Privacy,” 18th Annual California Charter Schools Conference, San Diego, CA, March 8, 2011.
  • “Recent Developments in California Employment Law,” Labor & Employment Seminar, San Diego, CA, 2010.
  • San Diego Association of Legal Administrators Legal Updates Seminar, San Diego, CA, February 9, 2010.
  • San Diego Employer Advisory Council Workplace 2009 Employer Seminar, San Diego, CA, October 21, 2009.
  • “Effective Risk Management for HR Professionals,” Labor & Employment Seminar 2009, San Diego, CA, October 7, 2009.
  • “Managing Costs and Employment Issues During Tough Economic Times,” Labor & Employment Breakfast Briefing, San Diego, CA, August 27, 2009.