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Rafael G. Nendel-Flores


Los Angeles

1055 West Seventh Street
Suite 2400
Los Angeles, CA 90017
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Fax: +12134881178
B.A., Stanford University, Stanford, California
J.D., George Washington University Law School, Washington DC
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Rafael G. Nendel-Flores


Rafael Nendel-Flores is a Member of Clark Hill’s Labor & Employment group. He represents employers in complex employment matters, including wage and hour class actions, employment tax litigation/audits, and appellate litigation. Rafael also defends employers against discrimination, wrongful termination, harassment and retaliation claims. He has particular experience with California wage-hour compliance, independent contractor issues, drafting and enforcing arbitration agreements, and Federal-WARN Act and California-WARN Act compliance. His client base includes professional employer organizations, staffing companies, gig economy companies, manufacturing companies, and transportation companies.

Additionally, Rafael counsels employers on day-to-day workplace compliance issues, workplace investigations, employee discipline, reasonable accommodation/leave issues, wage and hour compliance issues and the labor/employment aspects of merger/acquisition due diligence. 

Rafael is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell and has been selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers from 2015 through the present.


  • Presenter, "2020 California Employment Law Update," Clark Hill Seminar, January 15, 2020

Rafael obtained his undergraduate degree from Stanford University in three years. He obtained his law degree from George Washington University Law School where he served both as an Articles Editor for the Law Review and as a Dean’s Fellow.

Named among Best Lawyers in America© for Employment Law – Management by Best Lawyers® (2015-2021)
AV® Preeminent™ Rated - Martindale-Hubbell
President, Orange County Hispanic Bar Association (2015)
Hispanic National Bar Association
Orange County Bar Association
Federalist Society
American Bar Association
Practice Areas
Labor & Employment