Jeremy D. Pasternak

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Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in San Francisco, CA

Law Offices of Jeremy Pasternak
 | 354 Pine St, 5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: 415-693-0300
Fax: 415-693-0393
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2021
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: Plaintiff
    • 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 - 2021

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    About Jeremy Pasternak

    Admitted: 1995, California

    Professional Webpage:


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

    Bar/Professional Activity:

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

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

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


    • 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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    354 Pine St
    5th Floor
    San Francisco, CA 94104

    Phone: 415-693-0300

    Fax: 415-693-0393

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