Robert Montes

Robert Montes

Beverly Hills, California
Mr. Montes' primary practice area emphasizes representing clients in employment discrimination cases, wrongful termination, wage and hour disputes, trade secrets/unfair competition, as well as general civil litigation. He has obtained successful jury verdicts and has arbitrated and mediated a variety of cases involving employment-related matters. Mr. Montes has successfully received verdicts for his clients in discrimination, sexual harassment and wage and hour matters in state and federal court, as well as private arbitration. In addition, Mr. Montes has been appointed class counsel in a number of wage and hour class actions.


Class Action Wage and Hour matter $6.5 million;

Class Action Wage and Hour Matter for a small number (18) of plumbers $500,000

Class Action Wage and Hour Matter for a small number (22) of telephone consultants $650,000

Single-Plaintiff Wrongful termination/breach of contract for executive $650,000

Single-Plaintiff sexual harassment/hostile work environment case $500,000

Mr. Montes was born in Tijuana, Mexico, in 1965, and is fluent in Spanish. He has resided in Los Angeles, California since 1967. He is married to his beautiful wife, Marcie, and father to a lovely daughter, Gabriella and son, Cristiano. Mr. Montes enjoys the outdoors, theater, sports and travel.

Areas of Practice

  • Employment discrimination cases
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Wage and Hour disputes
  • Trade secrets/unfair competition
  • General civil litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California


  • University of California at Los Angeles School of Law, Los Angeles, California
  • University of California, Los Angeles
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - June, 1988
    • Honors: Certificate of Specialization in Business
    • Major: History

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Member
  • Mexican American Bar Association