Bob Yonowitz is a partner in the Irvine office and Co-Chair of the Firm's Employee Defection and Trade Secrets practice group.
He represents employers in courts and before government agencies in all types of employment disputes, including wrongful discharge, employment discrimination, sexual and other forms of harassment, wage and hour, and unfair competition and trade secrets cases. Bob also works with clients to implement employment policies and procedures designed to prevent employee claims and lawsuits.
Bob frequently lectures on techniques employers can use to protect their trade secrets and confidential information. He also provides experience in drafting employment agreements, executive compensation agreements, confidentiality agreements and various types of incentive compensation agreements. Bob also has substantial experience in advising professional employer organizations ("PEOs") and their clients on the various dynamics of the labor and employment issues affecting them. Bob has published numerous articles and lectures on the benefits of arbitration, joint employer liability issues facing PEOs, and prevention of employee theft of trade secrets.
Prior to practicing law, Bob worked for the United States Senate Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Courts. He is "AV" Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.
Seminars & Speaking Engagements
- Non-Compete and Trade Secrets Blog6.16.16
- George Washington University Law SchoolJ.D. 1987, with honors
- Rutgers UniversityB.A. 1984, summa cum laude