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Guillermo Escobedo Returns to Jackson Lewis in San Diego

SAN DIEGO, CA (March 7, 2017) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Principal Guillermo A. Escobedo has returned to the firm’s San Diego office from Ogletree Deakins, where he was a Shareholder. Mr. Escobedo adds to Jackson Lewis more than a decade of employment litigation experience.

“Guillermo is an excellent litigator who has extensive connections throughout the San Diego business and legal community,” said David G. Hoiles, Jr., San Diego Office Managing Principal. “We could not be more pleased to welcome him back to Jackson Lewis, where his extensive background in all facets of employment litigation and counsel will add immediate value to our already robust team in San Diego.”

Mr. Escobedo focuses his practice on all facets of employment litigation, including wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, failure to accommodate, wage and hour claims (including PAGA claims), breach of contract, defamation and other related issues. He regularly defends employers in single and multi-plaintiff lawsuits, as well as class actions alleging meal and rest period violations, off-the-clock work, failure to pay overtime wages, failure to reimburse business expenses, inaccurate wage statements, and misclassification issues. Mr. Escobedo has represented clients in California state court, federal court, arbitration, administrative hearings and mediation.

Guillermo is actively involved in the San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association and the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA), where he is Co-Chair of the Labor & Employment Section and a member of the Human Resources Committee. He is also a member of the San Diego County Bar Association, State Bar of California, San Diego County Chamber of Commerce, California Restaurant Association - San Diego Chapter and San Diego County Hotel-Motel Association.

“Jackson Lewis offers an excellent fit for Guillermo, both in terms of our practice and our values,” said Pedro Jaime Torres-Díaz, HNBA President and Principal in Jackson Lewis’ Miami and Puerto Rico offices. “Through Guillermo’s leadership roles within the HNBA, he has proven his commitment to ensuring diverse attorneys are well-represented in the legal profession – an inclusive mindset that mirrors Jackson Lewis’ culture of inclusion.  We are thrilled to welcome him back home.”

Mr. Guillermo received his B.A. from the University of California, San Diego and his J.D. from the University of San Francisco School of Law.

Jackson Lewis’ San Diego office can be reached at (619) 573-4900. 


About Jackson Lewis

Jackson Lewis P.C. is a law firm with more than 800 attorneys in major cities nationwide serving clients across a wide range of practices and industries.  Having built its reputation on providing premier workplace law representation to management, the firm has grown to include leading practices in the areas of government relations, health care and sports law.  The firm’s commitment to client service, depth of expertise and innovation draws clients to Jackson Lewis for excellent value-driven legal advice.

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Guillermo A. Escobedo

Guillermo A. Escobedo
Principal and Office Litigation Manager
San Diego

David G. Hoiles, Jr.

David G. Hoiles, Jr.
Office Managing Principal
San Diego

Pedro Jaime Torres-Díaz

Pedro Jaime Torres-Díaz
San Juan