Robert Rodriguez is a practical employment attorney who represents businesses in wide range of labor and employment matters, including wage and hour class actions, claims of discrimination, retaliation, harassment, and wrongful termination, and workplace safety and health (OSHA) matters.
Robert is experienced in representing employers in OSHA matters from the initial OSHA inspection, all the way through an administrative appeal (trial) of OSHA citations. He is routinely called upon to assist businesses with workplace crises, such as catastrophic injuries and fatalities. He also advises employers on legal safety issues and OSHA regulations.
Prior to joining Ogletree Deakins, Robert served as an attorney for the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, handling in-house labor and employment matters and previously, at a Sacramento area civil litigation firm, where he handled a wide array of employment related matters.
Robert received his juris doctor, cum laude, from the University of San Diego School of Law. During law school, he served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Eddie C. Sturgeon, San Diego County Superior Court, and as a corporate counsel intern in Jack in the Box, Inc.’s legal department.
He received a Bachelor of Science degree, with honors, from the University of San Francisco in Organizational Behavior and Leadership.