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Kristi D. Rothschild

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Santa Barbara, CA

Rothschild & Alwill, APC
817 Garden Street, Suite 101
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone: 805-695-2827
Fax: 805-456-0132
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2022
Licensed in California Since: 2002
Practice Areas: Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

As the principal at Rothschild & Associates, APC, Kristi Rothschild focuses her practice on employment law. She generally handles issues such as class action lawsuits, wage and hour disputes, transgender sexual harassment cases, employment manuals and pay policies. From her office location in Santa Barbara, Ms. Rothschild provides dedicated legal representation to people in Central and Southern California as well as throughout the state.

Ms. Rothschild earned a Juris Doctor from the Southern California Institute of Law in 2001, graduating cum laude. She is admitted to practice law in the state of California, as well as before the United States District Court for the Central District of California, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California.

Throughout her career, Ms. Rothschild has committed herself to advocating for her clients and their rights. She understands the challenges that employment law matters can present to a company and strives to work through such complexities in order to achieve positive resolutions for her clients. Ms. Rothschild believes that every client deserves quality, dedicated representation, and she takes a personal, hands-on approach with each case she handles.

Community involvement is a priority for Ms. Rothschild. She is an active member in several legal organizations, including The State Bar of California, the Santa Barbara County Bar Association, The William L. Gordon American Inn of Court, the California Employment Lawyers Association and the National Employment Lawyers Association. Ms. Rothschild also serves on the board of directors for the Cancer Hope Foundation.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

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

Selections

8 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2022
Super Lawyers selectee fights for closure for clients

Kristi Rothschild, of Rothschild & Alwill, APC, is passionate about using her close knowledge of the law to seek positive results and closure for her clients. Visit Ms. Rothschild at www.ralegal.com or call 805-695-2827 for an appointment.

About Kristi D. Rothschild

First Admitted: 2002, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.ralegal.com/meet-the-teammeet-the-team-kristi-ro...

Bar/Professional Activity

  • California State Bar, Member
  • California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA), Member
  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • William L. Gordon Inns of Court, Member
  • California Employment Lawyers Association
  • California, 2002
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • Santa Barbara County Bar Association, Member
  • National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA), Member
  • Santa Barbara Inns of Court
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California

Transactions

  • $7 Million Settlement for a Wage-and-Hour and Meal-and Rest Break Class Action on behalf of Hourly Employees.

Verdicts/Settlements

  • $80,000+ Settlement for a Transgender Employee who suffered Sexual Harassment by a long-time co-worker.
  • $200,000+ Settlement for two merchandisers for Misclassification.
  • $6 Million Settlement for a Wage-and-Hour and Meal-and Rest Break Class Action on behalf of Hourly Employees.
  • $100,000+ Settlement for Sexual Harassment
  • $3.125 Million Settlement for an Overtime Class Action for 67 employees paid a flat day rate and no Overtime.

Representative Clients

  • Individuals who are not treated legally by their employers.

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Domestic Violence Solutions
  • Cancer Hope Foundation, Board of Directors (2001-2015)

Industry Groups

  • Class Actions
  • Disability Leave
  • Family Leave
  • Independent Contractors
  • Meals-and-Rest Breaks
  • Misclassification
  • Overtime
  • Pregnancy Leave
  • Retaliation
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Wage-and-Hour
  • Workplace Discrimination
  • Wrongful Termination
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Office Location for Kristi D. Rothschild

817 Garden Street
Suite 101
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Phone: 805-695-2827

Fax: 805-456-0132

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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