Rachel E. Davey
Rachel E. Davey defends and counsels employers in federal, state, and local labor and employment matters. Rachel’s practice focuses on wage and hour class action and PAGA representative action litigation. She is a zealous advocate for clients facing allegations of discrimination, retaliation, wrongful termination, and harassment. Rachel has represented clients in federal and state courts, arbitrations, mediations, and appellate proceedings.
Rachel graduated cum laude from the University of Texas at Austin, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Rhetoric & Writing and minor in Government. She earned her Juris Doctorate from the University of San Francisco School of Law, where she was the Online Editor for the Intellectual Property, Science & Technology Journal and worked as a LexisNexis Legal Research Associate.
Prior to joining Weintraub Tobin, Rachel practiced at a prominent Plaintiff-side labor and employment law firm in San Francisco Rachel brings the unique perspective of Plaintiff-side strategy to her calculated defense work at Weintraub Tobin.
In her free time, Rachel enjoys golfing and slalom waterskiing.
Published Decisions and Representative Matters:
- Obtained arbitration award on behalf of client in a wage and hour case (2020).
- Obtained arbitration award on behalf of client in a discrimination, wrongful termination case (2019).
- Achieved favorable result for client in motion for class certification of wage and hour claims: Nash v. Horizon Freight Sys., Inc., 2020 WL 7640878 (N.D. Cal. Dec. 23, 2020).
- Successful reversal of summary judgment in wage and hour class action: Oliver v. Konica Minolta Bus. Sols. U.S.A., Inc., 51 Cal. App. 5th 1 (2020).
- Achieved successful results for clients in motions for remand: Thomas v. CVS Health Corp., 2019 WL 3526344 (C.D. Cal. Aug. 1, 2019); Williams v. ETC Inst., 2018 WL 3105117 (N.D. Cal. June 25, 2018).
J.D., University of San Francisco School of Law, 2016
B.A., The University of Texas at Austin, 2013
Rachel E. Davey Joins Weintraub
Weintraub is pleased to welcome Rachel E. Davey to the Firm’s Labor & Employment Group. Rachel’s practice focuses on wage and hour class action and PAGA representative action litigation.
Bad News for Employers: The California Supreme Court Disallows Rounding Meal Periods and Creates a Presumption that the Meal Period Law is Violated When Time Records Show Late, Interrupted, Or Missed Meal Periods
Background: Under California law, employers must provide non-exempt employees with one 30-minute meal period that begins no later than the end of the fifth hour of work and another 30-minute meal period that begins no later than the end of the tenth hour of work.