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Robert V Kuenzel

Robert V Kuenzel

Practice areas:

Litigation, Business, Employment & Labor

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1976

  1. Litigation: 41%
    39 years
  2. Business: 40%
    25 years
  3. Employment & Labor: 15%
    35 years


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Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Raymond Clarence Oleson

    Bob is a superb lawyer. Having worked with him on more than one matter, I can attest that, not only is he smart and diligent, he also achieves excellent results for his clients. I endorse him without reservation. Ray Oleson


    Raymond Oleson Insurance Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

98 Pine St
Ashland, OR, 97520

Kuenzel & Associates

4040 Civic Center Drive, Suite 200
San Rafael, CA, 94903





Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent Rating -- highest professional standards & ethicsMartindale-Hubbell2012
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatedMartindale-2005
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2004
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2003
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2002
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2001
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2000
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell1999
AV Preeminent 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell1998
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell1997

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PrincipalKuenzel & Associates2000 - Present
PartnerKuenzel & Ewell, LLP1998 - 1999
PrincipalKuenzel & Associates1995 - 1997
Partner in Charge, Calif. Business Litigation GroupProskauer Rose Goetz & Mendelsohn1983 - 1995
AssociateLatham & Watkins1978 - 1983
Law Clerk to Hon. Wilbur F. Pell, Jr.U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit1976 - 1978


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Association of Business Trial Lawyers (Northern California chapter)N/A1995 - Present
American Arbitration AssociationMember, National Panel of Commercial Arbitrators1995 - Present
Bar Association of San FranciscoN/A1990 - Present
American Bar Association, Litigation SectionN/A1976 - Present
Jackson County Bar AssociationN/AN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Foley v. Interactive Data Corp.Major victory limited tort claims in firing cases.
Abalone International, Inc. v. Crescent City Harbor DistrictAward & Judgment > $1,000,000
Feder v. Woodward, et al.Opponent dismissed case completely.

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Publication NameTitleDate
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS REVIEW, American Management Association, July 1996;"Alternative Dispute Resolution: Why All the Fuss?"1996
PRENTICE HALL LAW & BUSINESS"Employment 'At Will,' Employers at Risk...,"1989
VIRGINIA LAW REVIEW, vol. 62, p. 1211;"Making Sense of Robinson-Patman,"1977
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY LAW REVIEW, vol. 69, p. 960."Defamation Law in the Wake of Gertz:...,"1976


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northwestern University School of LawLawJ.D., summa cum laude1976
Princeton UniversityWoodrow Wilson School of Public and Intl AffairsA.B.1971

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
American Arbitration Assn Western Case Management Center"Differing Perspectives of Plaintiffs and Defendants on the Arbitration Process,"2003
28th Annual Corporate Counsel Institute, San FranciscoEmployment Law1989
LA County Bar Assn, Corporate Counsel SectionEmployment Law Developments: WARN Act1988
California State Bar Annual MeetingEmployment Law Developments1988
26th Annual Corporate Counsel Institute, ChicagoEmployment at Will, Employers at Risk1987
American Bar Association Litigation Section Annual Meeting, 1994."Technology in Trials,"N/A