Shelley Bryant brings a diverse background in employment law, and has gained a reputation for suing large corporations in individual lawsuits and class actions. His lawsuits span the spectrum of big compnanies, from Bank of America and Wal-Mart to the Fresno Unified School District and Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E).
Mr. Bryant earned his law degree from the University of California Davis School of Law and worked as an extern at the California Supreme Court. He began his career advising companies on employment practices and representing them in business and employment litigation. He switched to plaintiff representation of employees when he joined the Smith & Bryant law firm, and left to open his own law firm in 2011.
Shelley Bryant practices in state and federal courts and has argued before the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. He is a member of the Fresno Bar Association, the Hugh Goodwin Bar Association, the Employment Law sections of the State Bar of California and the American Bar Association, and other professional organizations.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Owner||Law Offices of Shelley G. Bryant||2011 - Present|
|Shareholder||Smith & Bryant, Inc.||2005 - 2011|
|Shareholder||Jory Peterson Watkins & Smith||2002 - 2005|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Consumer Attorneys of California||Member||2009 - Present|
|California Employment Lawyers Association||Member||2005 - Present|
|National Employment Lawyers Association||Member||2005 - Present|
|State Bar of California||Member||2002 - Present|
|Fresno County Bar Association||Member||2002 - Present|
|Liggett v. Ruiz Foods||Total recovery of almost $500,000|
|Gomez v. Longs Drugs||$550,000 judgment|
|Kennedy v. PG&E||$1.75 million recovery plus attorney's fees|
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|Federal Reporter Third||Mayweathers v. Newland, 258 F.3d 930 (9th Cir. 2001)||2001|
|University of California at Davis School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2002|
|Chapman University, Orange, California||Liberal Studies||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1998|