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Andrew R. Livingston

Andrew R. Livingston

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

San Francisco, CA, USA


Andrew Livingston, a partner in the San Francisco office, is the Deputy Practice Group Leader of Orrick’s Global Employment Law Group. Orrick’s Employment Law and Litigation group was recently named Labor & Employment Department of the Year in California by The Recorder, the premier source for legal news, in recognition of their significant wins on behalf of leading multinational companies on today’s most complex and challenging employment law matters.

Mr. Livingston provides both litigation and counseling services to employers from varying industries, including financial services, retail, technology and advertising.

Mr. Livingston has an extensive class- and collective-action practice. He routinely defends employers in such cases in state and federal courts, particularly in cases alleging violations of the wage-and-hour laws.

Mr. Livingston also defends employers in numerous other types of cases, such as those related to restrictive covenants and trade secrets, wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment and retaliation.

Mr. Livingston regularly appears in state and federal courts, both at the trial and appellate levels, and he has substantial jury trial experience. He has significant experience mediating and arbitrating employment disputes, as well as handling employment matters before administrative agencies. His counseling work includes providing employment advice to management, designing appropriate workplace policies and training managers and other employees.

Mr. Livingston is a frequent speaker at employment seminars and programs for a variety of organizations such as the California Employment Law Council, CEB, PLI, NELI, Bridgeport, and Lorman.

Related Practice Areas
  • Employment Law & Litigation
  • Emerging Companies
  • Executive Compensation
  • Trade Secrets Litigation
  • Wage-and-Hour
Education
  • J.D., Order of the Coif, Order of the Barrister, William & Mary School of Law, 1990
  • B.A., University of Virginia, 1986
Honors
  • BTI Client Service Allstar (2014)
  • The Recorder's California Labor & Employment Department of the Year (2013-2014)
  • The Recorder's California Litigation Department of the Year (2013-2014)
  • Daily Journal Top Labor & Employment Attorneys (2011 & 2013)
  • The Recorder Leading Employment Lawyer (2011 & 2012)
  • Legal 500 US Recommended Labor and Employment Litigation Lawyer (2011)
  • Lawdragon Up and Coming Corporate Employment Lawyer (2011)
  • Super Lawyer (2006-2014)
Admitted In
  • California

Andrew R. Livingston is associated with the following items:
Treatise Chapters  Treatise Chapters Arbitration - Employment Law Yearbook 2018, Thursday, April 19, 2018
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