Mr. Rodenbo is admitted to practice law in all California State Courts, California Appellate Courts, the Supreme Court of California, and the United States District Court, Southern District of California. In addition, Mr. Rodenbo is a member of a select group of the nation’s finest attorneys who have been admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of the United States of America.
Mr. Rodenbo represents Employees and Employers in litigation involving wage and hour disputes, overtime pay, wrongful termination, discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation, disability laws, breach of contract and other related issues in federal and state courts. His practice involves advising companies of all sizes with respect to litigation prevention, personnel issues, progressive discipline, termination, leave laws, overtime pay and wage & hour issues. He also prepares employee handbooks and employment-related contracts for his clients, and offers proactive training programs on unlawful harassment, disability laws (Federal and State) and best management practices designed to prevent litigation and improving the working environment.
Mr. Rodenbo has represented labor unions in disputes involving violations of collective bargaining agreements. He has extensive experience in negotiating and drafting complex collective bargaining agreements. Mr. Rodenbo was Associate General Counsel for the Directors Guild of America, Inc. for several years, where he represented high profile motion picture and television directors in complex arbitrations against major motion picture studios and television networks including Sony, MGM, HBO, ABC, CBS, NBC, Paramount, Universal Studios, Fox, Lion’s Gate, Warner Bros., and many others. He provided day-to-day legal counsel for the Guild’s Human Resources Department. Additionally, Mr. Rodenbo assisted Guild leadership in negotiating the richest collective bargaining agreement in the history of the Hollywood Entertainment Guilds, of its time.