Robert Yonowitz: Lawyer with Fisher & Phillips LLP

Robert Yonowitz

Irvine,  CA  U.S.A.
Phone(949) 798-2113

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Labor and Employment Litigation
  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Employment Agreements
  • Non-Compete Agreements
  • Non-Solicitation Agreements
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Trade Secrets and Unfair Competition
  • Wage and Hour Litigation
University Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, B.A., summa cum laude, 1984
Law SchoolGeorge Washington University National Law Center, Washington, DC, J.D., with honors, 1987
Admitted1987, California

Bob Yonowitz is a partner in the Irvine office. 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 is a member of the firm's Trade Secrets and Unfair Competition Practice Group, and he frequently lectures on techniques employers can use to protect their 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.


Implementing a Trade Secrets Protection Program
July 21, 2008

Quotes and Soundbites

Lyft, Uber Dispute Highlights Need to Safeguard Confidential Information
December 8, 2014

2014 New California Employment Laws
January 16, 2014

Preventing Wage and Hour Class Action Lawsuits
May 5, 2011


IE SHRM April Mixer
April 17, 2014

IE SHRM April Mixer - Riverside, CA
April 11, 2013

Top Ten Employment Practices Every Employer Should Adopt - Riverside, CA
July 19, 2012

Supervisory Training: Best Way to Reduce Employer Risk & Liability - Webinar
February 23, 2011


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Robert Yonowitz

2050 Main Street
IrvineCA 92614


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