Employment Law, Wage and Hour, and Other Class Actions

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PAGA Study Sheds Light on 20 Years of Litigation

Access the only empirical research on PAGA trials. Steve Pearl, Jennifer Kramer, and Julie Trotter's study, "PAGA at 20: What Happens When Cases Go to Trial," offers insights into California's complex wage and hour litigation landscape. With PAGA reform on the horizon, this timely analysis is a must-read for legal professionals. To read the full story, click here.

A "nationally renowned wage and hour class/collective action mediator..."

George v. Academy Mortgage Corp.,
369 F. Supp. 3d 1356 (N.D. Ga. 2019)

“[S]pecializes in mediating employment disputes, including wage and hour class actions.”

Espinosa v. California College of San Diego, Inc. (S.D. Cal. 2018)

A “well-respected and experienced mediator of class action lawsuits in California.”

Gradie v. CR England, Inc. (D. Utah 2020)

A “well-respected mediator in wage and hour matters.”

McClure v. Brand Energy Service, LLC (E.D. Cal. 2021),
citing Contreras v. Worldwide Flight Servs., Inc. (C.D. Cal. 2019)

An "experienced class action mediator..."

Hernandez v. Children's Creative Learning Centers (N.D. Cal. 2013)

Steve Pearl is a full-time mediator resolving all types of employment law disputes, including:
  • Wage and hour class actions, Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) actions, and Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) collective actions
  • Actions alleging discrimination and harassment based on all types of protected characteristics
  • Actions alleging retaliation and wrongful termination for all types of protected activity
  • Actions alleging theft of trade secrets and violation of non-competition agreements
  • Class actions under state and federal Equal Pay Acts (EPA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Unfair Competition Law (UCL), False Advertising Law (FAL), Consumer Legal Remedies Act (CLRA), and California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)
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Steve Pearl

2024 Daily Journal ADR Profile

Mediator, Steve Pearl was recently featured in the Daily Journal's article, "Straight Shooter", as part of their ADR Profiles series. The article highlights his frank and honest approach to mediation and provides insight into his reputation among lawyers who have witnessed his work first-hand. To read the full story, click here.

2012 Daily Journal Profile

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At first glance, Steven Pearl could be described as an "attorney's mediator" - a neutral who doesn't force his procedures ...read more

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