Robert D. Vogel

Robert D. Vogel: Attorney with Jackson Lewis P.C.


Robert D. Vogel is a Principal in the Los Angeles, California, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Over the last 40 years, Mr. Vogel has developed a reputation and expertise in all aspects of labor and employment litigation.

Mr. Vogel is the only attorney in Jackson Lewis' Los Angeles office who handles both traditional labor law and employment litigation. He is a member of the American Arbitration Association's Southern California panel of neutral employment arbitrators and mediators and the United States District Court for the Central District of California's attorney panel of mediators for employment and labor disputes.

At Jackson Lewis, Mr. Vogel represents employers in all types of employment litigation including contractual, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, false claims disputes, failure to accommodate, wrongful termination wage and hour disputes and collective representative and class actions.

Mr. Vogel's collective representative and class action litigation experience includes claims involving issues such as exempt/non-exempt status, meal and rest periods, future chargebacks on prior commissions paid, working off-the-clock, failure to pay overtime, accurate wage statements, failure to reimburse for business expenses and statutory penalties for failure to pay due and owing compensation.

Mr. Vogel has seven children and 16 grandchildren and besides his family, his outside interests include sports, church and community service.

Honors and Recognitions

•Labor Relations Institute, Inc., Top 100 Labor Attorneys in the United States

Published Works

• Attorneys Fees Under the Ladrum-Griffith Act: The Need for Union Therapeutics, Loyola of Los Angeles Law School Law Review (1974) [Author]
• Bodle, Fogel, Jubiler & Rothschild: Law Firm Not Engaged in Interstate Commerce to Warrant NLRB Jurisdiction, Loyola Law School Law Review [Author]

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Class Actions and Complex Litigation
  • Labor and Preventive Practices
  • General Employment Litigation
  • Wage and Hour
  • Corporate Governance and Internal Investigations

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(213) 689-0404  Phone
(213) 689-0430  Fax
University Attended:
Brigham Young University, B.A., 1971
Law School Attended:
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, J.D., with honors, Dean's List, Law Review, 1974
Year of First admission:
1974, 9th Circuit Court of Appeals; 1974, California - C.D. Cal.; 1974, California - S.D. Cal.; 1974, California; U.S. Court of Appeals; 1995, 10th Circuit Court of Appeals; 2001, DC Circuit; 2015, California - N.D. Cal.; 1989, U.S. Supreme Court

Professional Associations and Activities

•Los Angeles County Bar Association
•State Bar of California

Birth Information:

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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