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Ruben Esccobedo

Of Counsel

Mr. Ruben Escobedo is a California native representing individuals, private entities, and public entities in employment matters, ranging from pre-litigation issues to complex class actions throughout California.

He started his legal career at the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office, where he gained early trial experience as a law student and an interest in representing municipalities. Mr. Escobedo was a partner at the law firm of Lynberg & Watkins, where he primarily defended cities, counties, schools, universities, and various private businesses from 2013 to 2020. He continues his work primarily in private sector employment litigation. He has developed a wide variety of experience in the private sector. His law school training included time at Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems’ legal department, where Mr. Escobedo assisted with unique transactional matters alongside former JAG attorneys. Over the years, he has successfully litigated employment cases in many industries, including Agriculture, Construction & Maintenance, Food Service, Education, Healthcare, Hotel & Hospitality, Janitorial, Manufacturing, Public Safety, Professional Occupations, Retail, Technology /IT, and Transportation & Distribution.

 Mr. Escobedo lives in Paso Robles, CA, with his wife and their two children. When he is not litigating, Mr. Escobedo enjoys golf and karaoke.

Education:

 Chapman University, School of Law (Fowler), cum laude

California State University, Long Beach


Admissions

California State Bar;

U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit;

U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Central, Southern, and Eastern districts


Recognition:

American Society of Legal Writers 

National Order of Scribes

Rutan & Tucker, LLP Golden Quill Legal Writing Award