Christopher Orlando is an associate at McCune & Harber. His practice focuses on employment law matters, including wrongful termination, discrimination, and retaliation cases. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Orlando gained litigation experience representing employees in class actions, private attorneys general representative actions, and individual actions.
Mr. Orlando graduated from University of California, Hastings College of the Law, passed the July 2019 California Bar Exam, and was admitted to the State Bar of California in February 2020. During law school, Mr. Orlando gained litigation skills and experience competing on the UC Hastings Moot Court Team, winning a best oralist award, a best brief award, and reaching the quarter finals of the University of California, Davis Asylum and Refugee Law Moot Court Competition. While at UC Hastings, Mr. Orlando was also a member of the Business Law Journal, as well as a teaching assistant for Legal Writing and Research program, and a former law clerk at a boutique personal injury law firm.
Illustrative Professional Experience
Litigation experience in employment law and personal injury litigation, including drafting pre-litigation demand letters and correspondence, pleadings, motions, discovery, mediations, and appeals.
Received a favorable ruling before the Alameda County Superior Court denying opposing counsel’s motion to compel arbitration.
Assisted clients in obtaining settlements in multiple employment law matters involving either individual or class actions.
Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association
Member, Southern Poverty Law Center
Education and Admissions
University of California, Davis, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Sociology (2016)
University of California, Hastings College of the Law, Juris Doctor (2019)
Admitted to practice before all California State Courts
United States District Court, Southern District of California