Arlo Uriarte

Top rated Employment Litigation attorney in San Francisco, California

Liberation Law Group, P.C.
Arlo Uriarte
Liberation Law Group, P.C.

Practice Areas: Employment Litigation, Employment & Labor; view more

Licensed in California since: 2004

Education: University of San Francisco School of Law

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, Tagalog

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014, 2020 - 2024
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Liberation Law Group, P.C.

2760 Mission Street
2nd floor
San Francisco, CA 94110 Visit website


Arlo Uriarte is the managing attorney of Liberation Law Group, P.C., in San Francisco, California. Mr. Uriarte practices in the area of employment law, representing employees in matters involving discrimination, sexual harassment, wage and hour violations, retaliation, discrimination, whistleblower and wrongful termination. He serves clients throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, in cities including Napa, Oakland, San Jose and Santa Rosa.  

Arlo has been practicing law since 2004.  His father was also a lawyer.  Helping people is his love and dedication.  Mr. Uriarte is a successful trial attorney who has worked and won with juries around the state.   

Mr. Uriarte provides high-quality service to each of his clients, including immigrant and Spanish speaking workers. He is dedicated to ensuring justice is achieved, particularly in cases involving retaliation, discrimination and sexual harassment.  He speaks English, Spanish and Tagalog.  

Passionate about standing up for the rights of his clients, Mr. Uriarte has successfully litigated, negotiated and settled numerous cases on behalf of California workers over the course of his 20 years as a practicing attorney.

Mr. Uriarte earned his law degree from the University of San Francisco School of Law. He obtained his license to practice law in 2004, which made him eligible to appear and practice before all California state courts. In addition to managing his law practice, he is a former adjunct professor at the University of San Francisco’s Employment Law Clinic from 2009 to 2018.

Practice areas

Employment Litigation: Plaintiff, Employment & Labor: Employee

Focus areas

Employment Discrimination, Employment Law - Employee, Retaliation, Sexual Harassment, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination

  • 60% Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 40% Employment & Labor: Employee

First Admitted: 2004, California

Professional Webpage:

Firm News (Newsletters):
  • Super Lawyer, 2014
  • Recipient of the CALI Excellence Award for Family Law, 2003
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • California
  • San Francisco Bar Association
  • California Employment Lawyers Association/CELA, Member
Educational Background:
  • University of San Francisco, Bachelor of Science in Public Administration, Honors: Dean’s Honor List, 1994
  • University of San Francisco School of Law, 2003
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • $1.9 million Judgment against United Prosperity Group, a fruit and vegetable purveyor in South San Francisco for fraudulent transfer of assets of JR Produce; Class Action, 2015
  • Class Action Settlement $1,875,000, Farmer v Fairmont Hotel; wage and hour., 2023
  • Class Action Settlement $875,000.  Dos Coyotes Restaurants, 2022
  • Employment Discrimination, Retaliation trial in Marin County.  Jury Verdict resulted in over $250,000.  Now being appealed., 2023
  • $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
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Speaker, Independent Contractor Misclassification Laws California, CELA Annual Wage & Hour Bootcamp, 2016
  • International Women's Day Program 2024, Speaker, Update Know Your Rights Woman's Building, Woman's Building, Domestic Workers, Janitorial, 2024
  • Class Action Panel, trends on approval motions, trial, discovery  , Speaker, Litigating Your Wage & Hour Class Action with an Eye Towards Trial, CELA, Attorneys, 2018
  • California Employment Lawyers Association, Program Moderator/Speaker, Marketing Your Law Practice, 2014
  • Adjunct Professor, University of San Francisco School of Law’s Employment Law Clinic, Adjunct Professor, University of San Francisco School of Law
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Adjunct Professor, University of San Francisco School of Law - Employment Law Clinic/Wage and Hour from 2009 to 2018, 2018
Industry Groups:
  • Agricultural
  • Airport
  • Caregivers
  • Construction
  • drivers
  • Hotel
  • Janitorial
  • Managers
  • Office Workers
  • Restaurant
  • Tech Industry
  • Truckers
  • Wine & Food

Office location for Arlo Uriarte

2760 Mission Street
2nd floor
San Francisco, CA 94110

Phone: 415-918-2323


6 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2014, 2020 - 2024

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