Robert S. Nelson is an employment law attorney in San Francisco, California, who serves clients in the Bay Area and throughout California. He represents employers and employees in all types of labor and employment claims, including discrimination, sexual harassment (including hostile environment harassment), wage and hour claims (including overtime and denied meal and rest breaks), and retaliation and wrongful termination.

Mr. Nelson has taught employment law at Stanford Law School. He has also written numerous articles that have appeared in legal and trade publications, the California Chamber of Commerce newsletter, and various law review journals. His articles include:

  • "California's Confusing Rules for Alternative Work Schedules," California Veterinarian Magazine, Vol. 62, No. 2, Pg. 47, May/June 2008
  • "When Pigs Fly," Los Angeles Daily Journal, Pg. 8, Jan. 25, 2008
  • "Getting Away from Work: Strict rules and requirements govern employee vacation, paid time off in California," The Recorder, Pg. 4, Jan. 23, 2008
  • "Lessons in White Collar Exemption: Television teaches us everything we need to know about overtime," The Recorder, Pg. 4, Nov. 22, 2006
  • "Eyes and Ears on the Road: Employees' Hands Should be on the Wheel,", Nov. 10, 2006"

Mr. Nelson has also written "Howard Stern's Lessons for Lame Duck Employees," California Labor & Employment Law Review; "Policymakers, Take Note: The Force is With Workplace Bloggers," Daily Journal; "The Theory of the Waiver Scale: An Argument Why Parents Should Be Able To Waive Their Children's Tort Liability Claims," 36 U.S.F.L. Rev. 535; and "Unraveling the Trademark Rope: Tarnishment and Its Proper Place in the Laws of Unfair Competition," 42 I.D.E.A.

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