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Steven Gregory Pearl

Employment and labor Attorney at Encino, CA

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also known as Steven G. Pearl

  • Licensed for 31 years
    State CA
    Acquired 1993
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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

About Steven

Learn Steven’s areas of practice.

4
Practice areas
  1. Class action
    40%
    Mr. Pearl began his legal career defending large national companies in discrimination class action law suits. Today, mr. Pearl focuses his practice on representing individuals in class action law suits involving their hours of work and wages paid (wage and hour law), unfair competition, and consumer protection.

    31 years, 20 cases

  2. Employment and labor
    40%
    Steven G. Pearl is principal of The Pearl Law Firm, where he represents employees in class action and individual matters. Mr. Pearl is recognized by his peers as an authority on wage and hour law, on which he frequently writes and lectures. Mr. Pearl is the author of “Litigating Wage and Hour Cases” in CEB’s forthcoming Wage and Hour Law treatise and of the California Wage and Hour Law Blog for Employees: www.cawageandhourlaw.blogspot.com.

    24 years, 300 cases

  3. Business
    10%
    Mr. Pearl has represented businesses in litigation matters for more than seventeen years, including trade secret, contract, and fraud matters.

    31 years, 100 cases

  4. Real estate
    10%
    Over his 17 year career, Mr. Pearl has represented property owners, property managers, developers, sellers, purchasers, real estate brokers, landlords, and tenants in real estate litigation.

    31 years, 200 cases

Steven G. Pearl is a mediator and attorney in Los Angeles, California.  He is principal of The Pearl Law Firm and focuses on wage and hour litigation, class actions, unfair competition, consumer protection, and business and real estate litigation. 

 

Mr. Pearl is co-author of "Litigation: Plaintiffs' Perspective" in California Wage and Hour Law and Litigation, published by Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB).  He authors the "California Wage and Hour Law Blog for Employees" () and the "Mediation and Negotiation Blog" (). 

 

Mr. Pearl is frequent speaker on dispute resolution and wage and hour law topics.  Mr. Pearl has spoken at the California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA) Annual Advanced Wage and Hour Seminar (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010); the Southern California Mediation Association (SCMA) Annual Employment Law Mediation Training Conference (2008, 2009); the Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA) Annual Labor and Employment Law Symposia (2007, 2009); and the Southern California Employment Law and HR Forum (2009).  

 

Mr. Pearl serves as co-chair of the California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA) Wage and Hour Committee.  Mr. Pearl serves as principal organizer of CELA’s Annual Advanced Wage and Hour Seminar and serves on the Planning Committee for the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Annual Labor and Employment Law Symposium.  

 

Mr. Pearl earned his Bachelor of Arts degree with Honors from the University of California at Berkeley and was a Dean’s Scholar at the University of California Hastings College of the Law.  He served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Fern M. Smith, Judge of United States District Court, Northern District of California, and was an associate at a prominent national law firm before opening

his own law firm in 1994.  

 

Mr. Pearl used to enjoy competitive sports, rock climbing, mountaineering, and travel. Now he has three kids and has moved on to more sedentary pursuits, such as blogging.  More information is available at . 

Location

Steven Gregory Pearl
16133 Ventura Blvd Ste 625
Encino, CA, 91436

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Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
  • Hourly Rates $ 240-520 per hour
  • Contingency 33%-40%

Resume

AVVO RATING 8.7 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Principal
  • The Pearl Law Firm, A Professional Corporation
  • 1993 - Present

Education

  • UC Hastings COL
  • law
  • N/A
  • Univ of California Berkeley
  • undergraduate
  • N/A

Associations

  • California Employment Lawyers Association
  • Co-Chair, Wage and Hour Committee
  • 2006 - Present
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Member, Employment Law Symposium Planning Committee
  • 2006 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Publications

  • Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB) Wage and Hour Law Manual
  • Litigating Wage and Hour Cases: Plaintiffs' Perspective
  • 2010

Speaking Engagements

  • Twenty Ninth Annual Labor and Employment Law Symposium
  • Independent Contractor vs. Employee Status
  • 2009
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Attorney endorsements

Received (5)
Given (9)
Endorse Steven
Mediation Attorney | Dec 10
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Steve is a great mediator who is able to help both sides see all the perspectives."
Employment and labor Attorney | Oct 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Steve is well known as a leading expert in employment law and mediation in California. I highly recommend him as a lawyer and mediator."
Mediation Attorney | Nov 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Employment and labor Attorney | Apr 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer's work. I've known Steve for over 2 decades now. He's sharp as a tack and has a great sense of humor. I have no doubt his legal work is superb."
Class action Attorney | Mar 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer's work. Steve knows what he's doing -- he's well informed, qualified, well connected, and a nice guy."
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Employment and labor
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Employment and labor
Employment and labor
Employment and labor
Employment and labor
Encino Employment and labor Lawyer Steven Gregory Pearl
Steven Gregory Pearl
Employment and labor Attorney
Encino, CA
Licensed for 31 years
Free Consultation