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rmccoy@bautelaw.com

ADMISSIONS

  • California
  • U.S. District Courts, California (Central, Northern, Southern, and Eastern)

EDUCATION

  • J.D., Loyola Law School, 2005
  • B.S., University of California, Los Angeles, 1998

HONORS AND DISTINCTIONS

  • Southern California Super Lawyers, Rising Stars Edition

Mr. McCoy practices in the areas of wage and hour class actions, discrimination, wrongful termination, and retaliation, as well as commercial litigation and complex insurance coverage. Mr. McCoy represents clients in transportation, warehousing and order fulfillment, retail, insurance, and pharmaceuticals. Mr. McCoy is well versed in all aspects of pretrial matters, has second-chaired jury trials, and has handled appeals. Mr. McCoy also has an active arbitration practice.

Mr. McCoy was honored as a Rising Star by Southern California Super Lawyers. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. McCoy was associated with Alston & Bird LLP and Fulbright & Jaworski LLP.

Recent Matters:

  • Multiple arbitrations before the American Arbitration Association in wage and hour violation, sexual harassment, pregnancy discrimination, disability discrimination, and meal and rest period disputes.
  • Successfully enforced an arbitration agreement’s class action waiver in numerous state court actions for national truck rental retailer.
  • Successfully defended a national truck rental company against an Americans with Disabilities Act class action, through enforcement of a prior national class action settlement agreement.
  • Successfully prosecuted Talent Agency Act controversy before the California Labor Commissioner on behalf of a television actor who was defrauded by his agent.
  • Second chaired the defense of a bad faith jury trial resulting in a nominal damages award in Los Angeles Superior Court.
  • Defended national life insurance company in multiple bad faith actions, one of which resulted in a published opinion in the California Court of Appeal on novel issue of whether interpleader of life insurance proceeds is appropriate where sole beneficiary is the “prime suspect” in the insured’s murder [Farmers New World Life Insurance Company v. Rees (2013) 219 Cal.App.4th 307].