Timothy B. Del Castillo

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Attorney Timothy Del Castillo, Esq.

Tim Del Castillo is the Founding Partner of Castle Law: California Employment Counsel, PC. He practices employment law and represents employees and employers in federal and state courts, administrative hearings, arbitrations, mediations, and in direct negotiations. 

Tim started his legal career after law school as a law clerk to Williams H. Pryor Jr. of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.  Tim then practiced defense-side employment law for several years with two of the largest and highly-regarded international law firms in California: Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP and Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP. Tim has represented numerous Fortune 500 companies in high-stakes employment cases involving wage-and-hour class actions, PAGA cases, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, misclassification, claims for unpaid wages, violations of the California Labor Code, wrongful termination, and other employment-related claims.  Unlike many other employment lawyers Tim has taken a class action and PAGA case all the way through trial, and won.

Tim received his JD from Pepperdine University School of Law in 2010, magna cum laude, and his BA from Franciscan University of Steubenville, summa cum laude, in 2001.  During law school he served as Lead Articles Editor for the Pepperdine Law Review, a teaching assistant for legal research and writing, and worked as a judicial extern for then Chief Judge Alex Kozinkski of Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.  Between undergraduate and law school, Tim worked as a private school teacher, obtained a Master of Arts degree, and worked as a private school principal. 

Tim is actively involved in the local legal community, having served on the Executive Committee for the Labor and Employment Section of the Sacramento County Bar Association and on the Board for the Solo and Small Firm Division of the Sacramento County Bar Association.  In 2018 and 2021, Tim was selected by a vote of his peers to be included in Sacramento Magazine's list of Top Lawyers in Sacramento.  In 2020 and 2021, he was named a Northern California Rising Star by Super Lawyers, which recognizes no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in each state. In 2022, Tim was selected as a Super Lawyer.

Recent Presentations and Interviews:

  • Putting in Work: Running a High-Level Employment Law Practice, Above the Law: The Legal Tech Non-Event with Jared Correia
  • Arbitration Agreements and PAGA Claims: Good News for Employers, Workplace Wake-Up with Jen Shaw
  • Employment Litigation: Perspectives from the "Other Side", Workplace Wake-Up with Jen Shaw
  • Calculating Damages, Exposure & PAGA Penalties for Mediation/Settlement in Wage and Hour Class and Representative Actions, Bridgeport Continuing Education
  • The Mini MBA for Attorneys: Labor and Employment Law Essentials, National Business Institute
  • How to Become a Pivotal Part of Any Wage and Hour Practice Group, Sacramento County Bar, Labor and Employment Section
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution in Employment, National Business Institute
  • Easy as ABC?: What Business Owners Need to Know About Worker Classification, SCORE Association
  • Negotiations, Settlement, and Mediation, Federal Bar Association: Sacramento Chapter

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  • Personalized Legal Advice

    "Timothy Del Castillo has provided our company, Kolbe Academy, with excellent, timely and personalized legal advice for several years.  I have greatly appreciated his desire to truly engage in our company's issues and make a real effort to understand our desires and goals in specific situations a...
  • Natural Talent in His Profession

    "Tim Del Castillo is an exceptional lawyer that has a natural talent in his profession.  He has outstanding time management skills.  He is an excellent problem solver, self-motivated, diligent, responsible and hardworking.  He is professional in both appearance and demeanor.  Tim's personal chara...
  • Reliable Voice of Reason

    "We have been using Timothy Del Castillo for the last 3 years when it comes to any of our concerns with Employment Law and Human Resource policies and practices. He has been a reliable voice of reason, helping us to discern how to best approach these issues. Navigating the stormy waters of Employ...
  • Timely Response to Any Questions

    "Timely response to any questions and handled case quickly, smoothly and appropriately.  I would highly recommend Castle Law and Tim, both were amazing!  Thank you Tim for your professionalism and all that you did to help me." These testimonials or endorsements do not constitute a guarantee, war...
  • Genuine Interest in Helping Me from the First Time We Spoke

    "Tim was open to hearing the details of my case and took a genuine interest in helping me from the first time we spoke.  I am very satisfied how the case was handled.  I was working on the case myself for nearly 2 years and needed a professional to work through the final details." These testimon...
  • Cares about his Cases and Will Take Good Care of You

    "Everything [was done well], was my first experience and a great one. Tim did an amazing job making it the least stressful as he possibly could!  [Tim is] a great guy who cares about his cases and will take good care of you." These testimonials or endorsements do not constitute a guarantee, warr...
  • Another Satisfied Client

    Tim is very professional, responds quickly, and is well versed in employment law.  These testimonials or endorsements do not constitute a guarantee, warranty, or prediction regarding the outcome of your legal matter.
  • Beyond My Expectations

    Everything went well, since the first day of consultation. I am very pleased and satisfied with them. It went beyond my expectations how my lawyer handled everything and kept me posted of any changes. I will always recommend them to anyone. Tim is AMAZING. These testimonials or endorsements do n...


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