Robert L. Levin

Of Counsel

Bob Levin represents employers in all aspects of employment and labor law, including litigation, trade secrets, wrongful termination, discrimination, ERISA, wage and hour,  workplace safety, union organizing, disability and leave issues, employment and severance agreements and managing employees

In addition to the labor and employment related matters, Bob handled other areas of the law such as government contracts (FAR compliance), intellectual property, covenants not to compete, unfair competition, privacy, defamation, ethics, etc.

Bob was an Adjunct Professor at Brandman University, Palomar College, SDSU, UCSD, University of Redlands and Webster University and taught classes including Employment Law, Ethical and Legal Leadership, Human Resources Management, International Business and Law and Legal and Ethical Issues in Human Resources.


  • New York University School of Law, Master of Laws (Labor Law), 1985
  • California Western School of Law, J.D. 1983, cum laude, Editor, California Western International Law Journal, Dean’s List; Academic scholarships
  • Boston University, B.S. 1979, Business Administration


Professional Experience

  • Science Applications International Corporation, Vice President/Legal, 1988-2017
  • Littler Mendelson, Associate, 1986-1988
  • Jackson Lewis, Associate, 1985-1986
  • Long Island Lighting Company, Corporate Counsel, 1983-1985



  • State Bar of California
  • New York Bar
  • U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Central Districts of California

Professional Activities

  • Temporary Judge, Special Master and Mediator, San Diego Superior Court
  • Arbitrator, FINRA/National Association of Securities Dealer
  • General Counsel, League of Senior Voters


  • Is Anyone Doing Any Work? Same-Sex Sexual Harassment under Title VII: Gender-Based Discrimination and Sexual Harassment, Ch. 2.11 (Business Laws, Inc. 1997), Levin, Robert L. and Quentzel, N.
  • Workplace Violence: Navigating Through the Minefield of Legal Liability, 11 The Labor Lawyer 171 ( Fall 1995)
  • Salaried or Hourly: Do Your Exempt Employees Meet the ‘Salary Test’ Under the FLSA, 9 California Labor & Employment Law Quarterly 1 (Summer 1995)
  • The Impact of Electromation and du Pont on Employee Committees, 53 Employment Law Counselor 24 (January 1995)
  • Avoiding Wrongful Terminations: An Employer’s Primer, 44 Employment Law Counselor 2 (April 1994)
  • Indemnification of Costs and Attorney Fees – Sources of Liability and Consequences of Denial, (ABA, March 1991), Heipt, D. and Levin, R.
  • At Will Termination in California, (Federal Publications 1987), Milman, R., Margolis, S. and Levin, R.