Bryan Schwartz Law, P.C. has successfully litigated individual and class action complaints nationwide, helping to recover tens of millions of dollars
for tens of thousands of employees, forcing corporations and Government agencies to change their practices and punish wrongdoers. Bryan
Schwartz Law, P.C. is an Oakland, California-based law firm dedicated to helping employees protect their rights in the workplace. Mr. Schwartz and
his firm have fought to prohibit discrimination, retaliation, and harassment, obtained reasonable accommodations for disabled employees,
vindicated whistleblowers’ rights, and ensured that corporations pay workers all wages they are owed.
“Schwartz’s plaintiff-side employment and civil rights law
boutique used a jiu-jitsu style approach to turn litigation
opponents’ pushback to his advantage…’’
Bryan Schwartz Law, P.C. is consistently named one of the leading labor and employment law firms in California representing exclusively workers.
Terry Boyd was a residential real estate appraiser for Bank of America and stepped forward to say that appraisers should be getting paid overtime, but were misclassified as exempt. Bryan Schwartz Law, P.C. won certification of a class and collective action for more than 700 appraisers, and proved that appraisers should be classified as non-exempt. Bank of America paid $48.8 million in settlements with appraisers nationwide.
Seema Bhat was the water quality manager for Washington, DC’s water provider. After she was wrongfully terminated for disclosing to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) excessive lead levels in the drinking water, Bryan Schwartz helped her obtain complete public vindication in a highly-publicized trial and judgment. The Washington Post editorial after her victory was entitled, “Justice for Seema Bhat.”
Angela Quiles was a restaurant worker working for minimum wage plus tips when she was denied her meal and rest periods at a small chain of sushi restaurants, without being paid the required premiums. She hired Bryan Schwartz Law, P.C. to bring a class action on behalf of herself and her co-workers. When the owner of the restaurants, Artie Parent, said “get rid of her,” she was fired, but Bryan Schwartz Law, P.C. won her a jury verdict and judgment of approximately $950,000. Meantime, the class action proceeded and Parent wound up personally paying $2.2 million to settle it, so that her workers got thousands of dollars each, on average.
Nita Nigam was a mid-level manager at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) when a Cabinet Secretary discriminated against her based upon her race and national origin, denying her a promotion and then a bonus, after she complained, when he retaliated against her. Bryan Schwartz litigated her case and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission awarded the full damages sought, plus extensive injunctive relief, including posting of notices nationwide about the Secretary’s unlawful actions.
Angela Sposito was an administrative assistant for San Francisco State University for over a decade. When she returned to work after receiving aggressive treatment for cancer, she was falsely accused of demonstrating signs of “chemo brain,” placed on leave, and required to attend a fitness-for-duty psychological exam. Bryan Schwartz Law, P.C. helped her obtain a $575,000 settlement.
Janet Herold was the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Western Region’s chief legal officer until her termination in the final weeks of the Trump administration. Bryan Schwartz led her response to the DOL’s termination action, alleging retaliation against her for her vigorous prosecution of pay discrimination claims, and she was reinstated to her position.
Bryan Schwartz and team are stellar professionals. I worked really closely with Renato Flores. He was patient and showed a lot of care and rigor in explaining the ins and out to me and the practical advice he shared was outstanding. Bryan is well connected…
Exceptional people, powerful advocates, tough negotiators. Bryan Schwartz and senior associate Jane Mackie truly care about fairness and justice. Their hard work, attention to detail, and the time and responsiveness they devoted to all my questions let me know in a hundred ways that they…
I cannot say enough GREAT things about Bryan Schwartz Law, P.C. -- and in particular, former paralegal Devin Stuzin. I was recently part of a large class-action settlement -- one the firm tenaciously pursued for a whopping 17 years before getting a record settlement on…
Best people they took my case right a way and fought and win my case best lawyers in bay-area love you all
I was a member of the Doering Meyer class action lawsuit versus the State Department. Bryan Schwartz is a very tenacious and outstanding attorney. When this law firm first contacted me about the case, I was skeptical about their ability to win a case against…
Bryan Schwartz Law, P.C., is a leading employment rights law firm in the United States with a global reach. His is a legal practice of conscientiousness and virtue. Labor law protects a most fundamental right of citizenship and civic engagement. Worker rights are human rights.…
A great team, who kept me informed every step of the way along a many year path to winning a successful class action case.
The staff at this firm are very professional, responsive, friendly, and effective. They persevere for years to get results. I highly recommend them.
Amazing experience with communication and handling of this massive case; I appreciate the help and resolution.
I had a great experience with the firm. They represented me and others in a case that lasted for several years, yet I always knew who to contact and they were always responsive and professional, even as more junior team members transitioned over the years.…
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