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Robin E. Largent

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    Bar Admissions
    • California
    • J.D., 1998, University of California, Hastings College of Law
    • B.A., 1994, Southern Methodist University, cum laude

    About Robin

    Robin Largent has been advising and defending employers for twenty years, primarily in California state and federal courts.  Robin’s practice focuses heavily on compliance and advice on best practices to prevent employment litigation.  Robin also regularly defends employers ranging from small, locally owned businesses to large national corporations in employment litigation, including complex wage and hour class and representative actions, discrimination/EEO claims, wrongful termination claims, background check matters, and breach of restrictive covenants/misappropriation of trade secrets matters. Robin has substantial appellate experience and success handling appeals, writ petitions, and amicus briefs in both state and federal courts on issues such as class certification (particularly in the wage and hour arena), manageability and due process concerns associated with class action trials, novel issues of interpretation of wage and hour laws, exempt/non-exempt misclassification issues, meal and rest break compliance, trade secret/unfair competition matters, and the scope of federal court jurisdiction under the Class Action Fairness Act.  Finally, Robin is well-known for her former role as Editor and primary author of the California Labor and Employment Law Blog for much of the past decade.

    Professional Affiliations and Recognitions

    Listed, Northern California Super Lawyers, 2011 – 2020
    Listed, Top Women Attorneys in Northern California, 2011 – 2020
    Past Member of Advisory Board of Contributors, California Employment Law Letter
    Past Member of Board of Directors, Easter Seals Superior California
    Member, Sacramento County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section

    Recent Publications

    “CA Governor Issues Executive Order Modifying Cal/OSHA Quarantine Requirements,”, December 2020
    “Final Results of CA Legislative Session: Employment Bills Signed Into Law by Newsom,”, November 2020
    Off-the-Clock Work by Teleworkers: Wage and Hour Pitfalls to Avoid,” Los Angeles Daily Journal, September 2020
    DOL Provides Clarity on Coronavirus-Related Child Care Leave,” Quoted, SHRM – Employment Law, September 2020
    The Next Wave of New California Employment Laws,” Los Angeles Daily Journal, June 2019
    DOL Proposes Salary Increase for While Collar Overtime Exemptions – How Does the Proposed Rule Impact California Employers?”, May 2019

    Recent Presentations

    “COVID-19 Related Time Off Work/Leave of Absence,” December 2020
    “New California Employment Laws and Developments,” December 2020
    “CA Labor & Employment Law Year in Review – Key Developments from 2019 & Tips To Prepare for 2020,” November 2019
    “California Employment Arbitration Agreements: Optimizing Their Use & Enforceability,” March 2019