Mr. Robbins is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of San Diego State University where, in 1975, he obtained his Bachelor’s degree in History (Minors in Spanish and Political Science) with Highest Honors. He was also Valedictorian—first in a graduating class of over 5,000. In 1978, Mr. Robbins obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the U.C.L.A School of Law. While at U.C.L.A., Mr. Robbins worked for the U.C.L.A. Institute of Industrial Relations and was a Judicial Extern for the California Courts of Appeal.
Mr. Robbins received his initial training with the Federal Government, at the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) – first working as a Summer Intern, and then as a Field Attorney. He then worked as a Senior Attorney (Labor Law) at CBS, Inc. Following CBS, he worked as Director of Labor Relations and Labor Counsel for Golden West Broadcasters/Golden West Television (which then owned a number of radio and television stations as well as the Angels baseball franchise).