CalChamber Welcomes Robert Moutrie to Policy Team

SACRAMENTO, CA — Robert Moutrie, an experienced litigator, joined the California Chamber of Commerce policy team on March 11. As a policy advocate, Moutrie will specialize in occupational safety, tourism, unemployment insurance, and immigration issues.

“We are delighted to welcome Robert to CalChamber,” said President and CEO Allan Zaremberg. “Robert brings to the advocacy team a sharp understanding of California laws and our regulatory environment that will make him a very effective voice for California employers in the Capitol.”

Moutrie has represented clients on matters such as consumer fraud litigation, civil rights, employment law claims, tort claims, and other business-related issues in federal and state courts.

He previously served as an associate attorney at the Oakland-based firms of Meyers, Nave, Riback, Silver & Wilson, and at Valdez, Todd, & Doyle; and as a junior associate attorney at the Law Offices of Todd Ruggiero in San Francisco. He also served as a legal intern for the San Francisco Public Defender’s Office and the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office.

Moutrie earned a B.A. in political science from the University of California, Berkeley, and a J.D. with honors from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. He is an instructor for the UC Hastings Trial Team, ranked No. 1 in the nation.


The California Chamber of Commerce (CalChamber) is the largest broad-based business advocate to government in California.  Membership represents one-quarter of the private sector jobs in California and includes firms of all sizes and companies from every industry within the state.  Leveraging our front-line knowledge of laws and regulations, we provide products and services to help businesses comply with both federal and state law.  CalChamber, a not-for-profit organization with roots dating to 1890, promotes international trade and investment in order to stimulate California’s economy and create jobs.  Please visit our website at


Denise Davis is executive vice president of communications and the CalChamber’s chief liaison with the news media. She oversees communications strategy and outreach, and manages the CalChamber’s involvement in select issue advocacy and ballot measure campaigns. See full bio.