Arlo Uriarte

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in San Francisco, CA

Liberation Law Group, P.C.
 | 2760 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94110
Phone: 866-279-2997
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (90%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish,
  • Tagalog
Attorney Profile

Attorney Arlo Uriarte is the founder of San Francisco's Liberation Law Group, P.C. As the firm's managing partner, he focuses his practice on helping clients from throughout Northern California pursue justice in matters related to the following:

• Wage-and-hour litigation
• Employment law
• Personal injury law

Mr. Uriarte is a first-generation immigrant who was born in the Philippines and lived in Spain.  He earned a Bachelor of Science in public administration from the University of San Francisco and went on to earn his law degree from the University of San Francisco School of Law in 2003.  He is admitted to the State Bar of California, and he has focused his legal career on assisting employees.

Since beginning his career, Mr. Uriarte has earned a reputation as a leading attorney in his practice areas, along with respect from both his clients and his peers for his tireless devotion to the representation of low-wage workers. As a speaker of both Spanish and Tagalog, he regularly represents immigrants, low wage workers from the Bay Area and California.  His law firm prides itself in cultural sensitivity and language capabilities.  Mr. Uriarte is a trial lawyer who has obtained multi-million dollar settlements and judgment.

In addition to his work on behalf of his clients, Mr. Uriarte also works for the good of the legal community's present and future. He is an adjunct professor at his alma mater's Employment Law Clinic. Additionally, he is a member of a number of legal organizations, including the California Employment Lawyers Association.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Employment Litigation (90%): Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer

Personal Injury - General (10%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

Employment Litigation: Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer

Personal Injury - General: Personal Injury - Plaintiff


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Super Lawyers: 2014

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About Arlo Uriarte

Admitted: 2004, California

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Honors and Awards:

  • Recipient of the CALI Excellence Award for Family Law, 2003

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association
  • San Francisco Bar Association
  • California Employment Lawyers Association/CELA, Member
  • California

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Adjunct Professor, University of San Francisco School of Law - Employment Law Clinic/Wage and Hour, 2009

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Speaker, Independent Contractor Misclassification Laws California, CELA Annual Wage & Hour Bootcamp, 2016
  • Program Moderator/Speaker, Marketing Your Law Practice, Caliifornia Employment Lawyers Association, 2014
  • Adjunct Professor, University of San Francisco Schoo of Law’s Employment Law Clinic

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • $2.2 million settlement with airport company for wage and hour violations related to ramp agents and airline services., 2015
  • $1.2 million settlement Slanted Door Restaurant for wage and hour violations, 2015
  • $1.9 million Judgment against United Prosperity Group, a fruit and vegetagble purveyor in South San Francisco for fraudulent transfer of assets of JR Produce; Class Action, 2015
  • Class Action Settlement Cafe de la Presse; wage and hour violations, San Francisco Superior Court, 2013



Educational Background:

  • University of San Francisco School of Law, 2003
  • University of San Francisco, Bachelor of Science in Public Administration, Honors: Dean’s Honor List
Office Location for Arlo Uriarte

2760 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94110

Phone: 866-279-2997


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Last Updated: 11/30/2016

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