Christopher Orlando

Christopher P. Orlando advocates for employees in both class action and private attorneys general representative actions, as well as individual discrimination and wrongful termination cases. Additionally, Christopher has experience representing plaintiffs and recovering damages in personal injury accidents. Having graduated law school from University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 2019, Christopher passed the July 2019 California Bar Exam and was admitted to the State Bar of California in 2019. During law school, Christopher gained litigation skills and experience on the business law journal, pre-litigation and trial advocacy sections, and 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. Christopher also gained practical experience, working as a teaching assistant for the UC Hastings Legal Writing and Research program, and later as a law clerk and associate at four plaintiffs-side law firms prior to joining Setareh Law Group in 2020.

Christopher lives in nearby Culver City, frequently visits his family in San Diego and the Bay Area on weekends. Christopher enjoys reading fiction, nonfiction, and the New York Times, and playing basketball in his free time.

Education

J.D., University of California, Hastings College of the Law 2019
B.A. Political Science, University of California, Davis, 2016
B.A. Sociology, University of California, Davis, 2016

Bar Admissions

California Courts
U.S. District Court, Southern District of California

Personal Interests:

California Employment Lawyers Association
Southern Poverty Law Center

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