Ross M. Poole represents employers in all aspects of labor and employment litigation including claims for failure to pay wages, improper wage deductions, failure to pay overtime wages, failure to provide meal periods and rest breaks, inaccurate wage statements, misclassification of employees, commission calculations, Private Attorney General Act (“PAGA”) claims, wrongful termination, class actions, and harassment, discrimination, and retaliation in employment actions. Mr. Poole has extensive trial and arbitration experience having tried several bench and jury trials to favorable awards and verdicts.
Mr. Poole provides local and national companies counsel on business and employment law issues, including human-resource policies, employee handbooks, employment agreements, independent contractor agreements, non-disclosure agreements, distribution agreements, employee compensation plans, federal and state wage-and-hour compliance, Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) compliance, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance, unfair business practices, and business formation and dissolution.
Prior to joining Simpson Delmore Greene, Mr. Poole received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Chapman University in 2009. He received his juris Doctorate degree from Pennsylvania State University in 2012. Mr. Poole was a member of Penn State’s Law Review. He also received the CALI award for Excellence in Contracts. Mr. Poole is admitted to practice before all courts in the State of California, and the United States District Courts for the Central and Southern Districts of California.
Areas Of Practice
- Business Law
- Employment Law
- U.S. District Court Central District of California, 2012
- U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 2012
Professional Associations and Memberships
- San Diego County Bar Association, Member
- San Diego Chamber of Commerce, Member
- Los Angeles County Bar Association, Member