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Frank James Polek

Frank James Polek

Practice areas:

Employment & Labor, Civil Rights, Sexual Harassment, Litigation, Wrongful Termination

About Me

Mr. Polek typically represents plaintiffs in sexual harassment and wrongful termination cases, and also class action consumer protection cases.  Mr. Polek also represents businesses and invdividuals in commercial and business disputes.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1993

  1. Wrongful Termination: 20%
    22 years
  2. Litigation: 20%
    22 years
  3. Sexual Harassment: 20%
    22 years
  4. Civil Rights: 20%
    22 years
  5. Employment & Labor: 20%
    22 years


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

11 total 

  • Brent James Pfeiffer

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Brent Pfeiffer Workers Compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Dominic Valerian

    I've worked with Frank on several consumer class actions. He is smart, tough, thorough, experienced, and a joy to work with. I am glad he's on our side.


    Dominic Valerian Class Action Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Frank Polek, attorney at law

3033 Fifth Avenue
Suite 225
San Diego, CA, 92103




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Wiley M. Manuel Award For Pro Bono Legal ServicesSan Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program2006

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney at lawFrank Polek2012 - Present
Small Claims Court JudgeSan Diego Superior Court2012 - Present
Special CounselSheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton2001 - 2012
AssociateRose & Associates2000 - 2001
AssociateLorenz Alhadeff Cannon & Rose1993 - 2000


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Federal Bar Association (San Diego chapter)Treasurer2014 - Present
Federal Bar Association (San Diego chapter)Secretary2011 - 2013
Federal Bar Association (San Diego chapter)Events Coordinator2010 - 2011
Federal Bar Association (San Diego chapter)Newsletter Editor2009 - 2010
Federal Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1993 - Present
San Diego County Bar AssociationMember1993 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Torres v. City of San DiegoVictory--lower court affirmed
United States v. Gamma Tech IndustriesRestitution award affirmed

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Publication NameTitleDate
Los Angeles Daily JournalRepairing Lives of Wrongfully Accused is no Simple Task2008
San Diego Daily TranscriptNew Law Deters Abuse of Class Action Lawsuits2005
San Diego Daily TranscriptThe Future of the Patriot Act2004
San Fernando Valley Business JournalKnow Thy TMP2003
Keeping Step with the USA Patriot ActKeeping Step with the USA Patriot Act2002
Recovering from Dishonest Employees and Their AccomplicesRecovering from Dishonest Employees and Their Accomplices2002


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown Univ Law CtrLawLaw1993
University of Southern CaliforniaInternational RelationsBarchelor of Arts1990

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
White Collar Crime PerspectivesWhite Collar Crime2010