Every lawyer in the firm has been named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers Magazine (Super Lawyers magazine selects no more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in California as "Rising Stars.")
Shane is an experienced and trial-tested employment litigation attorney who skillfully and cost-effectively represents employers in all aspects of workplace law. He specializes in trade secret disputes, wage and hour class actions, and wrongful termination claims involving allegations of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. Based in San Francisco, Shane has published and co-authored several employment law articles in a variety of publications including Witkin, California Procedure; The Sacramento Daily Recorder; the Association of Legal Administrators newsletter (The Bridge); the Employer Resource Institute newsletter; and the University of San Francisco School of Law Law Review, where he served as comments editor.
University of San Francisco: San Francisco, CA
- Bachelor of Arts (1998) Honors
University of San Francisco School of Law: San Francisco, CA
- Juris Doctorate (2001)
- Comments Editor, Law Review
- Business Networking International (BNI)—Past President, Embarcadero SF
- Circle of Referral Excellence (CORE)—Member
- The Guardsmen—Member
- Marin HR Forum—Member and President
- Professional Association of Sonoma County—Board Member/Past President
Shane is a Bay Area native, did a stint in the Air Force, loves stand‐up comedy, prefers the movie over the book, and resides in Marin with his wife and two young boys.
Allan Gomes offers his clients extensive experience in employment law. He is adept at handling all aspects of employment litigation, from inception through resolution and post-judgment pleadings in state and federal courts. His practice areas of concentration include discrimination and harassment cases, wage and hour matters, trade secret violations, and class action suits. Allan also provides advice and counsel to both corporate leaders and individuals on discrete policy issues, including exempt status, vacation pay, and overtime. He has counseled executives on a variety of employment legal matters, including discrimination, wrongful termination, wage and hour issues, and workforce reductions.
University of California, Los Angeles: Los Angeles, CA
- Bachelor of Arts – Economics & English (1996)
Boston University, Boston, MA
- Juris Doctorate (2000)
- Council of Business Advisors –Member
- Professional Association of Sonoma County—Board Member/President-Elect
- Massachusetts Bar (Admitted to practice)
Allan grew up on a farm in Hollister, is a self-proclaimed foodie who enjoys cooking and brewing his own beer, and resides in San Francisco with his wife, son, and daughter.