12800 Center Court Drive
Cerritos, CA 90703
Jon M. Setoguchi has a strong background in single-plaintiff and class action lawsuits for alleged wage and hour violations, under both federal and state law. His clients cover a wide variety of industries, including manufacturing, transportation, health care, waste collection and staffing. His cases include claims alleging misclassification of workers as independent contractors, failure to pay non-exempt employees for alleged “off-the-clock” activities, unpaid meal and rest breaks, failure to pay minimum wage and overtime, denied reimbursements, inaccurate or missing wage statements and other pay practice irregularities. Mr. Setoguchi is a member of AALRR’s Class Action Defense Group.
Mr. Setoguchi also represents clients in various commercial litigation matters, including unfair competition, trade secrets and breach of contract, along with other business tort and construction litigation. He handles a broad spectrum of services, including litigation management, law and motion practice, trials and appeals. Additionally Mr. Setoguchi has a strong record in alternative dispute resolution proceedings, including arbitration and mediation.
State Bar of California
Orange County Bar Association
Japanese American Bar Association
Mr. Setoguchi earned a Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, from the University of California at Irvine, majoring in political science. He graduated from Loyola Law School in 2001.
Publications and Speaking Engagements
Mr. Setoguchi actively contributes to the firm’s publications. His articles include: