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Portfolio

Areas of Practice:

Consumer and Securities Class Action, Wage and Hour Class Action, Civil Litigation, Transactional Law, Business Litigation, Products Liability and Construction Defects.

Biographies

R. Craig Clark (AV), Principal

Areas of Practice:

Consumer and Employee Class Actions, Serious Injury & Wrongful Death, Medical Malpractice, Elder Abuse & Nursing Home Cases, Insurance Bad Faith, Construction Defect, Sexual Harassment & Discrimination, Workplace Discrimination & Wrongful Termination, Product Liability.

Admitted:

California, 1986

Utah, 1986

 

Education:

  • University of San Diego School of Law, San Diego, California

    • Juris Doctorate, cum laude, 1986

  • University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah

    • Bachelor of Science, 1984

      • Major: Political Science​

 

Biography:

Craig began his legal career as an Associate of Gray, Cary, Ames and Frye (now known as DLA Piper).  He then became a Partner of Levine, Steinberg, Miller & Clark. Following that partnership, Craig formed his own law practice. Craig has served on the Board of Governors of the California Trial Lawyers Association and the Board of Governors of the San Diego Trial Lawyers Association. He has received the Outstanding Trial Lawyer Award by the San Diego Trial Lawyers Association, and named Outstanding Alumnus by the graduating class of the School of Law at the University of San Diego.

Monique R. Rodriguez, Managing Attorney

Areas of Practice:

Wage and Hour Class Actions, Consumer Litigation, Public Interest, Immigration, and Family Law.

 

Admitted:

California, 2015

 

Education:

  • Thomas Jefferson School of Law, San Diego, California

    • Juris Doctorate, cum laude, 2014

    • Certificate in Law and Social Justice

  • University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California

    • Bachelor of Arts, 2009

Paige Chretien, Attorney

Areas of Practice:

Wage and Hour Class Actions and Consumer Litigation.

Admitted:

California, 2018

Education: 

  • University of San Diego School of Law, San Diego, California

    • Juris Doctor, cum laude, 2017

  • Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio

    • Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude, 2014

      • Major: Criminal Justice

      • Minor: Sociology

Class & Representative Action Background 
Class Actions - Lead Counsel

Aguilera v. Synergy – Settled

Alameda County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Failure to Pay Wages, Failure to Pay Overtime Compensation, Failure to Reimburse for Business Expenses, Failure to Provide Waiting Time Penalties, Failure to Provide

Meal and Rest Breaks, Unfair Competition

 

Alvarado v. Lewis Operating Co. – In Litigation

Sacramento County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Failure to Pay Wages Owed, Unfair Competition, PAGA

Alvarez v. Hamilton Sundstrand – Settled

Los Angeles County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Overtime, Meal and Rest Breaks

 

Anderson v. Oracle Corporation – Settled

San Mateo County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Overtime, Meal and Rest Breaks

Andreas v. Lowe’s HIW – Settled

United States District Court, Nevada

Nature of the Case: Unpaid Overtime

Androstendiol Cases – Settled

Los Angeles County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Deceptive Advertising

Arellano v. Kellermeyer – Settled

United States District Court for the Southern District of California

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Unpaid Overtime, Meal and Rest Breaks, Failure to Itemize, Waiting Time Penalties

Austin v. Amazon – Settled

United States District Court for the Western District of Washington

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Failure to Pay Overtime and Wages

 

Avila v. DirecTV – In Litigation

Los Angeles Superior Court

Nature of Case: Failure to Minimum Wages and Overtime, Failure to Provide Accurate Wage Statements, Failure to Pay Wages Owed, Unfair Business Practices, PAGA

Beckman v. Arizona Canning Company – In Litigation

United States District Court for the Southern District of California

Nature of the Case: False Advertising, Unfair Competition, Consumer Legal Remedies Act

Bello v. Proctor & Gamble – Settled

United States District Court for the Central District of California

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Unpaid Meal and Rest Breaks, Failure to Reimburse

Bennie v. Lowe’s – Settled

United States District Court for the Central District of California

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Failure to Provide a Day of Rest

Budet v. AAG – Settled

Orange County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Failure to Pay Wages Owed, Failure to Pay Overtime Compensation, Failure to Timely Pay Wages Owed Upon Employment Termination, Breach of Contract, Failure to Provide Itemized Wage Statements, Unfair Competition, PAGA

Bulisco v. Mosaic Solutions – Settled

Orange County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Failure to Pay Wages Owed, Provide Meal and Rest Breaks, Failure to Itemize Wage Statements, Failure to Reimburse for Business Expenses, Split Shifts, Timely Pay Upon Termination

Butler v. Time Warner Cable – Settled

Los Angeles County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Failure to Pay Overtime Wages and Failure to Provide Meal and Rest Breaks

Cabrera v. CVS – In Litigation

United States District Court for the Northern District of California

Nature of the Case: Failure to Pay Overtime Compensation, Failure to Pay Wages Owed, Failure to Furnish Accurate Wage Statements

Campangna v. Language Line – Settled

United States District Court for the Northern District of California

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Unreimbursed Business Expenses

Carey v. Autozone – Settled

Clark County Superior Court, Nevada

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Failure to Pay Overtime

 

Cohen v. Lowes – Settled

United States District Court for the Central District of California

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Failure to Itemize Wage Statements, Unlawful Deductions

Coleman v. Jenny Craig (Co-Counsel) – In Litigation

United States District Court for the Southern District of California

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Unpaid Overtime and Regular Wages, Wages owed, Meal and Rest Breaks

Contreras v. Bank of America – Settled

San Francisco County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Failure to Pay Overtime, Unreimbursed Business Expenses

Corona v. Verizon – Settled

Los Angeles County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Unpaid Wages and Vacation Time

 

Cortina v North American Title Co. (Co-Counsel) – Settled

Santa Clara County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Business and Professions Code, Labor Codes

Cota v. Countrywide Securities, et al. – Settled

Los Angeles County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Overtime, Meal and Rest Breaks

 

Cotter v. CSK Auto Inc, d.b.a. O’Reilly Auto Parts – In Litigation

Santa Clara County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Failure to Reimburse Business Expenses, Unfair Competition

Daniels, et al. v. Philip Morris, et al. – Settled

California Supreme Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Business Practices, Unlawful Marketing of Cigarettes to Children

Daprizio v. Harrah’s – Settled

United States District Court, Nevada

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Failure to Pay Overtime and Wages

 

Davies v. Wells Fargo – Settled

San Francisco County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Unpaid Meal and Rest Breaks

Decarr v. Harvest Management – Settled

Santa Clara County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Unpaid Overtime and Meal and Rest Breaks

Del Valle v. LA Fitness – Settled

Orange County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Failure to Pay Overtime, Meal and Rest Breaks, Reimburse Expenses, Split Shifts

Devahl v. BJs Restaurant – Settled

Orange County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Failure to Reimburse Business Expenses

Estrella v. Freedom Debt Relief – Settled

United States District Court for the Central District of California

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Unlawful Business Practices

Evans v. Walmart (Co-Counsel) – In Litigation

United States District Court, Nevada

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Failure to Pay Overtime

Fjeld v. Penske – Settled

United States District Court for the Central District of California

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Unpaid Wages, Overtime, Meal and Rest Breaks, and failure to Itemize Wage Statements

Fontes v. Heritage Propane – Settled

United States District Court for the Southern District of California

Nature of the Case: False Advertising, Unfair Competition

Friedlander v. Hot Topic – Settled

Los Angeles County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Failure to Reimburse Business Expenses, Failure to Provide Meal and Rest Periods, Failure to Pay Overtime, Unfair Competition

Friend v. Wellpoint – Settled

Los Angeles County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Unpaid Overtime, Missed Meal Periods

 

Fulcher v. Guess – Settled

Los Angeles County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Failure to Reimburse for Business Expenses, Unpaid Meal and Rest Breaks, Unpaid Overtime

 

Fuller v. So. Cal. Discount Tire – Settled

Santa Clara County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Unpaid Travel Time

Fuzell v. Hallmark Marketing Corporation – Settled

United States District Court for the Central District of California

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Unpaid Time, Unreimbursed Expenses

Gandara v. Nestle Purina – Settled

United States District Court for the Southern District of California

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Consumers Legal Remedies Act

Gray v. Bank of America – Settled

United States District Court for the Northern District of California

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Overtime, Meal and Rest Breaks

 

Gruender v. First American Title Company – Settled

Orange County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Overtime, Meal and Rest Breaks

Gonzalez v. L and R Auto Parks – In Litigation

Los Angeles County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Failure to Pay Wages Owed, Failure to Pay Overtime Compensation, Failure to Furnish Timely and Accurate Wage Statements, Unfair Business Practices, PAGA

 

Harrington v. Professional Security Consultants – Settled

Los Angeles County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Failure to Pay Waged Owed, Unfair Competition, PAGA

 

Hernandez v. Zumiez – Settled

Los Angeles County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Unpaid Time, Missed Meal and Rest Breaks

Hill v. Chicos – Settled

San Mateo County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Failure to Reimburse Business Expenses

Hoffman v. Legoland – In Litigation

San Diego County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Failure to Pay Wages Owed, PAGA, Unfair Business Practices

 

Holdway v. Ken Small Industries – Settled

Kern County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Failure to Pay Wages Owed, Failure to Pay Overtime Compensation, Failure to Furnish Timely and Accurate Wage Statements, Unfair Business Practices

Holt v. Kaiser – Settled

Alameda County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Unpaid Wages, Overtime, Meal and Rest Breaks, Failure to Furnish Timely and Accurate Wage Statements

Hudson v. Pacific Bell – In Litigation

Sacramento Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Failure to Pay Minimum Wages and Overtime, Failure to Provide Compliant Meal and Rest Periods, Failure to Provide Accurate Wage Statements, Failure to Pay Wages Owed, Unfair Business Practices, PAGA

Johnson v. Metlife (Co-Counsel) – Settled

United States District Court, for the Central District of California

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Unpaid Wages, Overtime, Meal and Rest Breaks

Jones v. Wal-Mart (Co-Counsel) – In Litigation

United States District Court for the Central District of California

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Failure to Pay Wages Owed, Overtime, Failure to Itemize

Pay Statements

 

Juarez v. Kmart (Lead Co-Counsel) – Settled

Los Angeles County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Failure to Pay Overtime, Failure to Provide Meal and Rest Breaks, Off-the-Clock Work

Kendrick v. Borders Books – Bankrupt

Orange County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Overtime, Meal and Rest Breaks

Kim v. American Tire Depot, Inc. – In Litigation

Los Angeles County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Failure to Furnish Accurate Wage Statements, Failure to Provide Rest Periods, PAGA

 

Kramer v. Uber – Settled

Los Angeles County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Failure to Pay Overtime, Failure to Pay Meal and Rest Breaks, Off-the-Clock Work, PAGA

Lambert v. Frazee Paint – Settled

Orange County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Failure to Reimburse Business Expenses

 

Lee v. Vivint – Settled

San Diego County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Failure to Pay Minimum Wages and Overtime Compensation, Failure to Pay Wages Owed, Failure to Furnish Accurate Wage Statements, Failure to Provide Meal and Rest Periods, Unlawful Deduction of Wages, Failure to Reimburse Business Expenses, Unfair Competition.

 

Leggins v. Pacific Bell – In Litigation

Los Angeles County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Working 7 or More Consecutive Days

 

Lizarraga v. CBC Restaurant Corp. – Settled

Orange County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Overtime, Meal and Rest Breaks

Lydon v. Paramount Pictures Corporation – Settled

Los Angeles County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Overtime, Meal and Rest Breaks

 

Markell v. Excalibur Pizza – Settled

Sacramento County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Failure to Reimburse Business Expenses, Unfair Competition, PAGA

Meco v. International Medical Research (and related cases) - Settled

Los Angeles County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Product Adulteration, Illegal Sale of Drugs

Medina v. rePlanet – In Litigation

Alameda County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: PAGA

Mendez v. Walmart – Settled

United States District Court for the Central District of California

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Unpaid Overtime and Meal and Rest Breaks

Mendoza v. HIT Mobile – Settled

Los Angeles County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Failure to Pay Overtime Compensation, Failure to Pay Wages Owed, Failure to Furnish Accurate Wage Statements, Forfeiture of Wages, Unfair Business Practices, PAGA

Mendoza v. Nordstrom – Settled

United States District Court for the Central District of California

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Working 7 or More Consecutive Days, Split Shifts

Minor v. Barnes & Noble – Settled

Alameda County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, PAGA Claim for Paying With Out of State Check

Mitre v. Smart & Final – Settled

Santa Clara County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Failure to Reimburse Business Expenses

 

Murry v. Kellogg – Settled

Los Angeles County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Misclassification, Certified for Unitemized Wage Statements

 

Ogura v. Thrifty (Rite-Aid) – In Litigation

Los Angeles County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Failure to Provide Rest Breaks, PAGA

Outland v. Macys (Co-Counsel) – Settled

San Francisco County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Overtime, Meal and Rest Breaks

 

Owen v. Robinson’s May – Settled

Los Angeles County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Failure to Pay Vacation Accrued

 

Padilla v. Kraft – Settled

Orange County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Overtime, Meal and Rest Breaks

Pearce v. SBC – Settled

United States District Court for the Central District of California

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Overtime, Meal and Rest Breaks

 

Permenter v. Pace Supply Corp. – In Litigation

Santa Clara County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: PAGA

 

Perry v. San Joaquin Valley Colleges – Settled

Riverside County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Failure to Pay Wages Owed, Failure to Pay Overtime Compensation, Unfair

Competition

Quinlan v. Lyft – Dismissed

Los Angeles County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Failure to Pay Minimum Wages and Overtime Compensation, Failure to Furnish Accurate Wage Statements, Failure to Provide Meal and Rest Periods, Failure to Pay all Wages Owed, Failure to Reimburse Necessary Business Expenses, Unfair Competition, PAGA

Ramirez v. Wells Fargo – Settled

Alameda County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Overtime, Meal and Rest Breaks, Off-the-Clock Work

 

Ramos v. Infinity Insurance Co. – Dismissed

9th Circuit Court of Appeals

Nature of the Case: Unlawful Business Practices, California Insurance Code, Breach of Implied

Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing, Consumer Legal Remedies, Declaratory Relief

Richie v. Blue Shield – Settled

United States District Court for the Northern District of California

Nature of the Case: Failure to Reimburse Business Expenses, Failure to Pay Overtime Compensation, Unfair Competition

 

Rodriguez v. Pacific Bell Telephone Company – Settled

Los Angeles County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Failure to Pay Overtime and Meal and Rest Breaks

 

Rondone v. Orchard Supply Hardware – Settled

Santa Clara County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Failure to Pay Overtime and Meal and Rest Breaks

 

Rose v. Lincare – Settled

San Francisco County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Overtime, Meal and Rest Breaks

 

Rosenloev v. 24 Hour Fitness – Settled

Orange County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Split Shifts, Commission Theft, Failure to pay Missed Meal Periods, Off-the-Clock Work

Salazar v. Wells Fargo – Settled

United States District Court, Nevada

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Failure to Pay Overtime


Schroeder v. Sherwin Williams – Settled

Los Angeles County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Failure to Reimburse Business Expenses, Unfair Competition

 

Scott v. Pro’s Choice Beauty – Settled

United States District Court for the Northern District of California

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Unpaid time, Unreimbursed Expenses

 

Smith v. AT&T – Settled

Los Angeles County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Overtime, Meal and Rest Breaks

Smith v. US Borax – Settled

Kern County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Overtime, Meal and Rest Breaks

 

Sparks v. ADP – Settled

United States District Court for the Central District of California

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Overtime, Meal and Rest Breaks

 

Spiegler v. Anthem Blue Cross – Settled

Los Angeles County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Breach of Contract, Breach of Implied Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing, Forfeiture of Wages, Secret Underpayment of Wages, Unfair Competition, PAGA

 

Standridge v. inVentiv – Settled

Los Angeles County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Failure to Reimburse Business Expenses

 

Stanley v. Toys R. Us – Settled

Los Angeles County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Failure to Reimburse Business Expenses

Stout v. Einstein Noah – Settled

Alameda County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Failure to Pay Wages, Including Minimum Wage, Failure to Pay Overtime Wages, Failure to Provide Accurate Itemized Wage Statements, Unfair Business Practices

 

Stowe v. Pep Boys – Settled

Los Angeles County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Failure to Reimburse Business Expenses

Sundjaja v. AIG – Settled

United States District Court for the Northern District of California

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Overtime, Meal and Rest Breaks

 

Tan v. Sutter – Settled

Alameda County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Business Practices, Failure to Pay Overtime, Provide Meal and Rest

Breaks, Itemize Wage Statements, PAGA

Tarango v Ajilon Communications – Settled

Los Angeles County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Overtime, Meal and Rest Breaks

Thomas v. Avis Budget – Settled

United States District Court for the Central District of California

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Overtime, Meal and Rest Breaks

 

Thomason v. Toyota Motor Sales – Settled

Los Angeles County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Deceptive Business Practices

Thrash v. Chevron (Co-Counsel) – Settled

Los Angeles County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Business Practices, Failure to Pay Wages Owed and Overtime.

 

Trujillo v. Party City – Settled

Santa Clara County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Overtime, Meal and Rest Breaks

Valenzuela v. Affiliated Computer Systems – Settled

Los Angeles County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Failure to Pay Wages When Due Through Debit Card

Valles v. International Business Machines Corporation – Settled

United States District Court for the Central District of California

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Misclassification

Viloria v. Stewart Title Company – Settled

United States District Court for the Central District of California

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Overtime, Meal and Rest Breaks

Vuong v. Wells Fargo (Co-Counsel) – Settled

San Francisco County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Overtime, Meal and Rest Breaks

 

Wright v. Home Depot – Settled

Orange County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unfair Competition, Meal and Rest Breaks

Ziencina v. Retail Assistance Corporation – Settled

Orange County Superior Court

Nature of the Case: Unpaid Business Expenses, Unpaid Travel Time