P. Bobby Shukla

P. Bobby Shukla

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in San Francisco, CA

Shukla Law
 | 555 Montgomery Street, Suite 605
San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: 415-986-1338
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2009 - 2015
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Hindi

    About Bobby Shukla

    Admitted: 2003, California

    Professional Webpage: http://pview.findlaw.com/view/3540365_1

    Honors/Awards:

    • Trial Lawyer of the Year Finalist, San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association , 2020
    • Parliamentarian, San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association , 2021
    • American Jurisprudence Award for Appellate Advocacy, Hastings College of Law, 2003
    • Wiley W. Manuel Award, Alameda County Bar Association Volunteer Legal Services Corporation , 2010

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Vice President, National Lawyers Guild, San Francisco Chapter, 2010-2013 Treasurer, National Lawyers Guild, San Francisco Chapter, 2009-2010
    • Member, California Employment Lawyers Association 
    • Board Member, San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association 
    • Board Member, National Lawyers Guild, San Francisco Chapter
    • Board Member, National Lawyers Guild Foundation Board Member
    • Member of the South Asian Bar Association of Northern California
    • California Bar Association, Member of Labor and Employment Law Section

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Volunteer Supervising Attorney - Legal Aid Society, Employment Law Center, Bay Area Workers' Rights Clinic
    • Volunteer Attorney for the Alameda County Bar Association's Volunteer Legal Services Program

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Panelist on strategies to prepare for trial., Panelist, Preparing for Trial (3-part series), San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, 2019
    • CEB on Voir Dire, Presenter, Tips and Strategies for Your Next Voir Dire, Continuing Education of the Bar, 2017
    • Discussion by trial lawyers on observed changes in juries under the Trump administration., Panelist, Juries in the Age of Trump, National Lawyers Guild, Bay Area Chapter, 2018
    • Panel on lessons learned from recent wins and losses., Panelist, Recent Wins and Losses: Lessons Learned, San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association , 2018
    • Strategies for testifying for experts., Presenter, Advanced Testimony Skills for Experts of All Disciplines and Levels of Experience, Forensic Experts Witness Association, 2018
    • Discussion on how to avoid discovery traps in employment law., Panelist , Common Traps in Discovery and How to Avoid Them, Consumer Attorneys of California Convention, 2018
    • Discussion of Title XI due process amendments., Presenter, Employment Law Update and Proposed Changes to Title XI: Due Process or Undue Trauma, San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association , 2019
    • Panelist on strategies for experts for testifying., Panelist, Essential Testimony Tips for Expert Witnesses, Forensic Experts Witness Association National Convention, 2019
    • Panelist on damages in employment law., Panelist, Damages in Employment Law, San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, 2019
    • Panelist on preventing the misuse of the Harris v. City of Santa Monica decision. , Panelist, Stop the Harrisment: Strategies for Preventing the Misuse of the Harris v. City of Santa Monica decision , California Employment Lawyers Association, 2019
    • Presentation on the nuts and bolts of proving sexual harassment claims in employment law., Presenter, Proving Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Claims in Employment, California Alliance of Paralegals Conference, 2019
    • Strategies on Story Telling at Trial, Author, Story Telling for Trial Lawyers: An Interview with Jury Consultant Karen Jo Koonan, The Trial Lawyer Magazine, 2013
    • Moderated panel on expanding voting rights., Moderator, Expanding Voting Rights in 2020 and Beyond, National Lawyers Guild, Bay Area Chapter, 2020
    • Moderated panel on the challenges women face in trial., Moderator , Trial Lawyering While Female, San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, 2020
    • Moderated panel on document management techniques from case inception through trial., Moderator, Document Management: Strategies to Maximize Case Efficiency and Trial Success, San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, 2020
    • Considerations and pathways to entering politics after practicing law, Author, Entering Politics After a Legal Career: A Look at the Why, the How and the Why Not?, The Trial Lawyer Magazine, 2014
    • Overview of Employment Law Claims Arising Out of California Leave Laws Violations, Co-Author with Stephen M. Murphy, Employment Law Claims Arising Out of California Leave Laws Violations, Plaintiff Magazine, 2016
    • Article on legal strategies for proving individual age discrimination after a reduction in force., Author, “Out with the Old (Guy)": Useful Tips for Proving Individual Intentional Age Discrimination in a Reduction in Force, Plaintiff Magazine, 2020
    • Profile of P. Bobby Shukla by Plaintiff Magazine, Profile: P. Bobby Shukla, Plaintiff Magazine, 2018

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • Reising v. Bridge Bank, Western Alliance Bank (ADRS Case No. 16-7830-BLS). Total Verdict: $229,613., 2019
    • Ortiz v. Mercy High School, San Francisco San Francisco Superior Court, Case No. CGC-16-549915. Total Verdict: $635,259 , 2017

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • Editor, The Trial Lawyer (San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association publication), 2017
    • Editor, The Trial Lawyer (San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association publication), 2018
    • Editor, The Trial Lawyer (San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association publication), 2020
    • Editor, The Trial Lawyer (San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association publication), 2019
    • Founding Member of the Hastings Race and Poverty Law Journal, 2003

    Educational Background:

    • University of California, Santa Barbara, B.A. with Distinction
    • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, 2003
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    Office Location for P. Bobby Shukla

    555 Montgomery Street
    Suite 605
    San Francisco, CA 94111

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    Last Updated: 1/19/2021

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