Jeremy D. Pasternak

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Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in San Francisco, CA

Law Offices of Jeremy Pasternak
 | 354 Pine St, 6th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: 415-693-0300
Fax: 415-693-0393
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1995
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Civil Rights (10%),
  • Employment & Labor (10%)
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    Since 1995, attorney Jeremy Pasternak has been representing individuals in employment other and civil rights matters. Based in San Francisco, California, the Law Offices of Jeremy Pasternak offers a variety of legal services, including counsel and advice, contract negotiations, litigation and trial representation.

    Mr. Pasternak’s career began in Los Angeles where he obtained several significant verdicts for his clients, including an award of more than $1 million in punitive damages for a terminated CEO. Recently, he has served as counsel in several significant class action lawsuits, including Carson v., for which he was selected by the Consumer Attorneys of California as a finalist for its Consumer Attorney of the Year award.

    Mr. Pasternak graduated with his J.D. from Santa Clara University School of Law and was admitted to the California Bar in 1995. In 2005, he founded his own firm.

    Practice Areas
    • 80%Employment Litigation
    • 10%Civil Rights
    • 10%Employment & Labor
    Focus Areas

    Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Race Discrimination, Disability, Discrimination, Employment Law - Employee, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment


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    Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2020

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    About Jeremy Pasternak

    Admitted: 1995, California

    Professional Webpage:


    • Best Oral Argument, 1L Moot Court Competition, 1993
    • Second Place, CA Bar Employment Section Writing Competition, 1994
    • National Finalist, Client Counseling Competition, 1995
    • AmJur Award, Employment Law, 1995
    • Finalist by the Consumer Attorneys of California for their Prestigious Consumer Attorney of the Year Award
    • Public Interest Scholarship Award, Santa Clara University

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association
    • Member, American Association for Justice
    • Member, Association of Trial Lawyers of America
    • Member, California Employment Lawyers Association
    • Board of Governors, Consumer Attorneys of California

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Editor at Large, CAOC "Forum" Magazine
    • "Insuring the Employer", The Successful, 1997
    • "Age Discrimination", The Successful, 1998
    • "The Admissibility of Expert Witnesses to the Reasonable Woman Standard in Sexual Harassment Cases post-Ellison v. Brady", Santa Clara Law Review, 1995
    • "After-Acquired Evidence", CA Employment Law Quarterly, Spring, 1994
    • "Your Client's Immigration Status Is Not an Issue - Don’t Let the Defense Make It One", May/June, 2008
    • "Your Client's Privacy Is Not a Myth: How to Protect Your Client's Privacy - And Your Case - in Discovery", May, 2007
    • "Special Issues When Suing State Government Entities in Employment Cases", March, 2006
    • "Motions in Limine - Don't Miss Categories and Authorities", October 2005
    • "Are You Ready for Trial?", October, 2005
    • "A Free Mediation Program That Works", June, 2005
    • "When Does Your Law Firm Need an Employee Handbook?", January, 2005
    • "Special Issues in Civil Rights Cases: Challenges and Opportunities in Voir Dire", March, 2005
    • "Where Workers' Compensation Meets the FEHA", November, 2004
    • "Litigating Employment Matters Under the New Summary Judgment Statute", July, 2004
    • "Insurance Tips for All of Us", June, 2004
    • "How to Sue the Individual Defendant and When to Do It", In CAOC Forum Magazine, January, 2003


    • Lee v. ENPC, in which he Obtained a Verdict of $1.4 Million, including a Punitive-Damages Award of over $1 million - for his client, a terminated CEO

    Educational Background:

    • University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, California, B.A., in English/American Literature and Political Science, June 1991
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    Office Location for Jeremy D. Pasternak

    354 Pine St
    6th Floor
    San Francisco, CA 94104

    Phone: 415-693-0300

    Fax: 415-693-0393

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