Guillermo A. Escobedo is a Principal and Office Litigation Manager of the San Diego, California, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. His practice focuses on training, counseling, and defending companies in workplace-related legal matters.
Mr. Escobedo regularly guides employers on best steps for avoiding employment-law claims. His advice-and-counsel practices include training on harassment prevention, anti-bullying, and effective management tools; reviewing and revising employee handbooks and other company policies; and conducting workplace investigations.
As a litigator, Mr. Escobedo’s practice includes defending claims of wrongful termination, discrimination and harassment (gender, race/national origin, disability, religion, and age), retaliation, failure to accommodate, defamation, breach of contract, misappropriation of trade secrets, and related issues. Mr. Escobedo also has extensive experience defending wage-and-hour claims, including failure to pay overtime wages, off-the-clock work, meal and rest period violations, and misclassification issues.
Mr. Escobedo’s practice includes defending employers in single and multi-plaintiff lawsuits, as well as class actions, and claims under the Private Attorney General Act (“PAGA”). Mr. Escobedo has represented clients in California state court, federal court, arbitrations, administrative hearings (EEOC, DFEH, DLSE, and EDD), and mediation.
Mr. Escobedo also regularly volunteers at local elementary schools to discuss the importance of higher education and the legal syste
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