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David G. Hoiles, Jr.

Office Managing Principal
San Diego

P 619-573-4919
F 619-573-4901


David G. Hoiles, Jr. is Office Managing Principal of the San Diego, California office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Mr. Hoiles worked in the Los Angeles, California office of Jackson Lewis for 12 years before relocating to San Diego in July of 2014.

Mr. Hoiles represents employers and individual defendants in all types of employment litigation, including the defense of claims of sexual harassment, unlawful employment discrimination and retaliation, failure to provide reasonable accommodations, breach of contract, intentional tort, misappropriation of trade secrets, and unfair competition. Mr. Hoiles also has significant experience defending employers in wage and hour litigation, including representative and class action lawsuits. Mr. Hoiles practices both in state and federal court and also before such tribunals as the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, and the California Department of Industrial Relations – Division of Labor Standards Enforcement.

In addition to his skills as a litigator, Mr. Hoiles also has substantial experience counseling clients on a variety of employment-related issues and conducts training seminars, including sexual harassment prevention training.

While in law school, Mr. Hoiles was a judicial extern for the Honorable James M. Ideman, United States District Court, Central District of California.

Mr. Hoiles regularly volunteers with the San Diego Center for Community Solutions, where he assists victims of domestic violence in their efforts to obtain restraining orders against abusive individuals with whom the victims have a relationship.  Prior to moving to San Diego, Mr. Hoiles provided similar pro bono services to the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Domestic Violence Project.

Mr. Hoiles most enjoys spending time with his wife and three children. 


  • Published Decision: Kinecta Alternative Financial Solutions, Inc. (2012) 205 Cal.App.4th 506, rev. denied.
  • Unpublished Decision: Rocha v. Kinecta Federal Credit Union (2012) 2012 Cal. App. Unpub. LEXIS 6183, rev. denied.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section
  • San Diego County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • San Diego Center for Community Solutions, Volunteer Attorney (assists victims of domestic violence in their efforts to obtain restraining orders against abusive individuals with whom the victims have a relationship)

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March 7, 2017
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Guillermo Escobedo Returns to Jackson Lewis in San Diego

March 7, 2017

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... Read More

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California Supreme Court Okays Class Action Waivers and Overrules Gentry v. Superior Court, but Bans Waivers of Representative Actions Under the PAGA
June 24, 2014

Overruling Gentry v. Superior Court, 42 Cal. 4th 443 (2007) as preempted by the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”), the California Supreme Court upheld the validity of class action waivers in employment arbitration agreements. Iskanian v. CLS Transportation Los Angeles, LLC, No. S204032  (Cal. Jun. 23, 2014).  Declining to follow D.R. Read More