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TIMOTHY B. DEL CASTILLO is the owner of Castle Law: California Employment Counsel. Mr. Del Castillo started Castle Law: California Employment Counsel after several years at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, where he was a member of the firm’s employment law and litigation group. Before working at Orrick, he was a member of Akin, Gump, Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP’s labor and employment practice group in Los Angeles. Mr. Del Castillo has experience defending employers against a variety of wage-and-hour claims, including claims of misclassification, unpaid wages, off-the-clock work, meal and rest break penalties, expense reimbursement, and wage statements. He has extensive experience defending class actions and representative PAGA claims in state and federal courts. Mr. Del Castillo also has defended employers in single plaintiff lawsuits under California and federal law, including claims for discrimination, harassment, retaliation, as well as disability and leave of absence claims. He has experience defending class and individual ADA and state law accessibility claims. Mr. Del Castillo has helped clients resolve administrative and pre-litigation matters arising from employment relationships and terminations. He also has counseled employers on policies and decision making to help them achieve business objectives while maintaining compliance with California law. Mr. Del Castillo is an Executive Committee member of the Sacramento County Bar Association (Labor & Employment Section), and a member State Bar of California (Labor & Employment Section). He earned his B.A. degree, summa cum laude, from Franciscan University of Steubenville; and his J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from Pepperdine University School of Law. (Sacramento location)
BENJAMIN L. KENNEDY is a shareholder with the law firm of Carr, Kennedy, Peterson & Frost in Redding. Mr. Kennedy’s practice concentrates on labor and employment law, including counseling employers on matters involving workplace discrimination and harassment, ADA compliance, wrongful discharge, wage and hour laws, and employee handbooks, policies and procedures. Mr. Kennedy also represents employers in employment litigation in state and federal courts and administrative agencies. He received his B.A. degree from the University of California at Santa Barbara and his J.D. degree from Southwestern University School of Law. Mr. Kennedy is admitted to the State Bar of California. (Redding location)
CHRISTOPHER ONSTOTT is an attorney with the law firm of Kronick Moskovitz Tiedemann & Girard, where he practices labor and employment law. He defends employers against race, sex and disability discrimination and harassment claims, as well as wage claims. In addition to a successful practice litigating disputes in both federal and state courts, Mr. Onstott also provides advice and counsel to employers on California and federal employment laws, including wage and hour issues, disability and leave laws, and employee discipline. He was the 2014-2015 executive chair for the Sacramento County Bar Association's Labor & Employment Section, and currently sits on the Executive Committee for that section. Mr. Onstott was named a Rising Star in employment litigation in 2014 and 2015 by Super Lawyers Magazine. He also is a board member for the Sacramento Chapter of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society and sits on the legal team for the Sacramento Area Human Resources Association. Mr. Onstott earned his B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from Brigham Young University; and his J.D. degree, with high honors, from the University of Texas, where he was Order of the Coif. He clerked for Judge Walter K. Stapleton on the United States Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Wilmington Delaware. (Sacramento and Redding locations)
CHARLES L. POST is a shareholder with Weintraub Tobin Chediak Coleman Grodin Law Corporation, as well as both a lead attorney in the trade secret and employee raiding practice group, and the chairperson of the labor and employment law section. His employment practice includes counseling employers in all areas of employment law and representing management in the defense of wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, trade secret, employee raiding, restrictive covenants and other employment disputes. Mr. Post has extensive experience defending multi-party complex litigation involving misappropriation of trade secrets, unfair competition, and corporate raiding. He has taught on the faculty of McGeorge School of Law and the University of California at Davis Extension. Mr. Post speaks extensively on employment issues and is a frequent contributor to both the labor and employment law blog and the trade secret and employee raiding blog. He has been included in the listing for Best Lawyers in America since 2008, Northern California Super Lawyers since 2005, and is named as a fellow in Litigation Counsel of America. Mr. Post earned his bachelor's degree, with honors, from the University of California at Irvine and his master's, as well as juris doctorate degrees from the University of California, Davis. (Sacramento and Redding locations)
ROBERT L. REDIGER is a founding partner of Rediger Labor Law, LLP, a law firm that limits its practice to representing companies in labor, employment, and wage and hour class action defense. In 2013, American Lawyer Media listed Mr. Rediger in its Top Rated Lawyers in Labor and Employment Law. In 2017, Sacramento Magazine listed Mr. Rediger as being voted among the Top Lawyers in Sacramento. He is an active Rotarian and member of the Labor and Employment Law sections of the American, Sacramento (past chair), and New York State bar associations; and the State Bar of California. Throughout his career, Mr. Rediger has litigated numerous employment-related cases in federal and state courts, several of which have resulted in precedent setting decisions favorable to employers. He has prevailed against the Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) in administrative proceedings, and most recently, against the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in a disability discrimination jury trial in federal court. Mr. Rediger earned his B.A. degree, cum laude, from Queens College and his J.D. degree from Hofstra University School of Law. (Sacramento location)
MARK A. VEGH is an attorney with the law firm of Wells, Small, Fleharty & Weil in Redding. Mr. Vegh practices in the areas of employment and labor law counseling and litigation. Mr. Vegh has authored several publications and articles related to employment and labor law, and has conducted more than 1,000 seminars and training sessions for employers in several states. He received his B.S. degree from Oregon State University and his J.D. degree from Northwestern School of Law of Lewis and Clark College. Mr. Vegh is admitted to the state bars of Oregon, Washington and California. (Redding location)