Steve is a seasoned attorney with significant experience in all aspects of civil litigation including administrative hearings, mediations, arbitrations, trials and appeals with emphasis on employment and public entity matters. Steve is admitted to and has practice experience with the Federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the California Courts of Appeal, as well as numerous Federal District and California State trial courts. He has represented clients before the EEOC, DFEH and California Labor Commissioner and has investigated allegations of employee misconduct.
EDUCATION & BACKGROUND
Steve is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley and the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. Prior to his affiliation with the Firm, Steve represented public entities as an attorney in private practice, as a senior litigator with the Oakland City Attorney’s Office, and as senior litigation counsel to a major national retailer.