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Robert Edward Nuddleman

About me

Robert E. Nuddleman, Esq., is the principal attorney at Nuddleman Law Firm, P.C.  Mr. Nuddleman represents businesses and employers in Federal and State court as well as proceedings before the California Department of Industrial Relations (Labor Commissioner), Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Department of Fair Employment and Housing, and Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board. A main focus of Mr. Nuddleman's work is in wage and hour claims, and claims of sex, race, age, disability or pregnancy discrimination and/or harassment. Mr. Nuddleman also advises and represents business clients in employment matters in an attempt to avoid litigation and reduce potential exposure to claims of all kinds in light of developing law.

Mr. Nuddleman presents numerous seminars and training courses regarding various aspects of employment law, including:

  • Conducting Employee Investigations

  • Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

  • Payroll Basics

  • Family and Medical Leave Act in California

  • Gifts and Gotcha’s: The Latest Developments in Employment Law

  • Labor Code Private Attorney General’s Act

  • Nuts and Bolts of Disability Discrimination

  • Wage & Hour Laws

  • Employment Law Update

  • Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Retaliation

  • Overview of Workers’ Compensation

  • Warn Act and Severance Pay

  • Nuts and Bolts of Hiring Employees in a Small Law Office

  • Interaction between FMLA, ADA and Workers’ Compensation



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Practice areas


  1. Employment: 60%
    19 years
  2. Litigation: 20%
    19 years
  3. Wrongful Termination: 10%
    19 years
  4. Discrimination: 10%
    19 years



Hourly ($300-400/hour), contingent (30-45%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Patrick Ray Kitchin

    I endorse Rob without hesitation or reservation. Rob and I together served on the Labor and Employment Section Executive Committee of the Alameda County Bar Association for several years. Not only is Rob a very fine employment lawyer, he is a skilled legal educator. I often rely on Rob's thoughtful writings regarding current employment issues.


    Patrick Kitchin Employment and labor Attorney
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  • Aryeh Leichter

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Aryeh Leichter Wrongful termination Attorney
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Contact info

Nuddleman Law Firm

5820 Stoneridge Mall Road
Suite 207
Pleasanton, CA, 94588


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Commitment AwardKatharine and George Alexander Community Law Center2004
Exchangite of the YearCalifornia-Nevada District Exchange Club2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalNuddleman Law Firm, P.C.2015 - Present
AssociatePhillip J. Griego & Associates1999 - Present
Litigation AssociateSayar Fausto2008 - 2009
ShareholderLaw Offices of Robert E. Nuddleman1998 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
Alameda County Bar AssociationCo-Chair of Labor & Employment Section2014 - Present
Alameda County Bar Association, Labor and Employment SectionMember2011 - Present
Labor & Employment Law Executive Committe of the SCCBAMember/Vice-Chair (2008)2000 - Present
Santa Clara County Bar AssociationMember1997 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1997 - Present
San Mateo Bar Association, Labor and Employment SectionMember2008 - 2011
Exchange Club of San JoseTreasurer/Secretary2000 - 2013
American Bar AssociationMember1997 - 2013
National Employment Lawyers AssociationMember1997 - 2007
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
O'Connor v. Four Guys, Inc.Confidential Settlement
Pollayil v. Barbara Jean Eldridge Family TrustConfidential Settlement
Dianne Peterson v. Superior Court of Santa Clara County, State of CaliforniaConfidential Settlement
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Publication nameTitleDate
Alameda County Bar Association NewsletterCalifornia’s Domestic Worker’s Bill of Rights2015
Bender's California Labor & Employment BulletinLook Out Brinker and Brinkley, Here Comes Smily2012
Alameda County Bar Association - Labor & Employment Law Section BulletinDepartment of Labor Proposes Change the Companion Exemption2012
Pay Right! Avoiding Common Wage & Hour MistakesPay Right! Avoiding Common Wage & Hour Mistakes2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Santa Clara University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
Webster UniversityPsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1993
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Wage & Hour UpdateCalifornia's Paid Sick Leave2015
Annual UpdateEmployment Law Update 20152015
Wage & Hour UpdateWage & Hour Update: Pay Stub Violations and PAGA2014
PFAC Annual ConferenceOvertime Laws for Caregivers: New Legislation That Will Increase the Cost of In-Home Care and How to Minimize Those Costs2014
Wage & Hour RoundtableWage & Hour Roundtable: An In-Depth Look at the Administrative Exemption2013
Monthly RoundtableWhat Trust and Estates Attorneys Need to Know About Employment Laws in the Elder and Home Care Industries2013
Professional Fiduciary Association of California Annual ConferenceChanging Landscapes: New Employment Laws That Will Change The Homecare Industry2012
Don't Get Burned by the Alphabet Soup: FEHA, EEOC and DLSERepresenting Clients Before the California Labor Commissioner2012
Cesar Chavez Scholarship DinnerBest Practices in Litigation2012
PFAC 16th Annual Educational ConferenceThat’s Not My Employee! Why the California Courts and Government Agencies May Disagree2011
SCCBA Brown BagIndependent Contractors versus Employees2010
Legal Update: The Good, The Bad & The BothersomeEmployment Law Legal Update2008
Hot Employment Topics: Avoid Getting BurnedCommon Mistakes Employers Make in Employment Law2008
10 Honest Mistakes Employers MakeTop Employment Mistakes Employers Make2008
Payroll Fundamentals: Basic Principles to Help You Manage the Payroll ProcessWage & Hour Basics2007