About Me


Georgetown University Law Center. J.D. 1989.
Oberlin College. Oberlin, Ohio. B.A. 1984.


Admitted to practice in all California courts, United States District Court for the Northern District of California, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal.

Have provided representation in employment and business disputes in state and federal court, as well as various arbitration forums, since 1989.

Trial and litigation experience includes jury and bench trials in federal and state courts and numerous arbitrations, as well as numerous civil writs and appeals.

About My Practice

employment law

Located in Berkeley, California, I am dedicated to helping employees, executives and minority shareholders find effective solutions to their employment and employment related business disputes. My employment law practice includes cases of wage and hour violations, discrimination, wrongful termination, retaliation, fraud, defamation and other situations where employee rights have been violated. I also help employees and executives negotiate severance agreements with their employers.

business litigation

I provide reasonably priced and aggressive representation in business disputes including fraud, interference with business relationships, unfair competition, expropriation of trade secrets, breach of fiduciary duty, rights of minority shareholders, defamation, and contract disputes.

Areas of Practice

do you have a dispute with your employer?

  • Unpaid, underpaid and untimely wages
  • Harassment
  • Severance Pay
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Retaliation

have you suffered from discrimination?

  • Disability Discrimination
  • Age Discrimination
  • Gender Discrimination
  • Racial and Ethnic Discrimination
  • Pregnancy Discrimination

do you need help protecting your rights?

  • Employment Related Tort and Business Disputes
  • Breach of Contract
  • Fraud
  • Defamation
  • Interference with Business Relationships
  • Unfair and Illegal Competition
  • Misappropriation of Trade Secrets
  • Partnership, Shareholder, and LLC Member Litigation
  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty by a Partner, Shareholder or Director

Contact me for a Consultation

When we meet for a consultation, I will provide an honest and objective assessment of your situation and your chances for success in litigation. I will not waste your time and money by providing legal services that are not in your best interest, but when appropriate, I will aggressively represent you.

Contact my firm today at (510) 898-1883 or email me at stephen@shenrylaw.com

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