Michelle R. Ferber

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in San Ramon, CA

Ferber Law
 | 2603 Camino Ramon, Suite 385
San Ramon, CA 94583
Phone: 925-355-9800
Fax: 925-355-9801
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1990
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Defense (70%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employer (20%),
  • Business Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

As the managing shareholder at Ferber Law, A Professional Corporation, Michelle R. Ferber represents clients in San Ramon, California, and throughout Contra Costa and Alameda counties. She focuses her practice on handling business law cases, as well as the employer side of employment law cases. Ms. Ferber also provides training to employers and businesses regarding sexual harassment prevention and other hot-button issues.  Ms. Ferber is also Of Counsel to Nemecek & Cole in Sherman Oaks, California, the firm she started her career at in 1990.  This association allows Ms. Ferber to serve her clients through out the state.

In 1987, Ms. Ferber earned an undergraduate degree in journalism from California State University, Northridge. She went on to receive a Juris Doctor from Southwestern Law School in 1990.

A legal issue can quickly eat up a company's time and money, not to mention take a toll on the business' reputation. Keeping that in mind, Ms. Ferber handles matters such as wage and hour disputes and discrimination claims as efficiently as possible. She has defended medical professionals, national companies and restaurants against these and other claims, facing off against state and federal agencies when necessary.

Throughout her decades-long career, Ms. Ferber has helped her clients through every phase of the legal process. Attentive to their concerns, and mindful of the potential repercussions of litigation, she counsels her clients about their options. Time and again, Ms. Ferber's discreet handling of a case has successfully protected a company's best interests.

As a testament to her achievements, Ms. Ferber holds the highest peer review rating* possible of AV Preeminent from Martindale-Hubbell.

Active in the legal community, Ms. Ferber regularly conducts presentations and provides updates regarding various employment law issues to clients, community groups and local bar associations. She is on the board of directors for the Contra Costa County Bar Association and volunteers as a discovery facilitator with the Contra Costa County Superior Court.

*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.

Practice Areas

Employment Litigation (70%)
Employment & Labor (20%)
Business Litigation (10%)

Employment Litigation (70%): Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer

Employment & Labor (20%): Unions, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment, Labor Law

Business Litigation (10%): Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements

Focus Areas

Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer, Unions, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment, Labor Law, Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements


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Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2018

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About Michelle Ferber

Admitted: 1990, California

Professional Webpage: www.ferberlaw.com

Honors and Awards:

  • Founding Attorney Mock Trial Coach, Dougherty Valley High School
  • AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Northern California Super Lawyer

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • National Women's Business Enterprise Certification - Ferber Law, A Professional Corporation

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Leadership, Contra Costa, Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce
  • Past President, Contra Costa County Bar Association Employment Section
  • Former Secretary, Contra Costa County Bar Association Women’s Section
  • Board of Directors, Contra Costa County Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member, Athletic Boosters Association
  • Former Vice President, Beth Chaim Congregation
  • Volunteer Discovery Facilitator, Contra Costa County Superior Court
  • Original Board Member and Legal Advisor, Chelsea’s Hope

Educational Background:

  • California State University, Northridge, B.A., Major: Journalism, 1987
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Office Location for Michelle R. Ferber

2603 Camino Ramon
Suite 385
San Ramon, CA 94583

Phone: 925-355-9800

Fax: 925-355-9801


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Last Updated: 2/16/2018

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