Robert Escalante

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Robert Escalante is an associate in the Labor & Employment Law Department. Robert's practice covers a wide range of matters in state and federal court, including employment and consumer class actions, securities litigation, and single-plaintiff contract disputes.

Robert represents clients from a variety of industries, including finance, energy, medical care, community service, and entertainment. Robert has also successfully represented clients in matters involving constitutional and immigration issues in federal and administrative proceedings.

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Two recent Fourth District Court of Appeal cases affirmed the denial of class certification. Kaldenbach v. Mutual of Omaha Life Insurance Co., 178 Cal.App.4th 830 (2009), was one of the first cases to address the California Supreme Court’s decision in the In re Tobacco II Cases, 46 Cal. 4th 298 (2009). Evans v. Lasco Bathware, Inc., 178 Cal.App.4th 1417 (2009), held that differences in damages could be a reason for denying class certification.…