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 K. ANDERIES

Shan AnderiesShane 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.

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EDUCATION

 

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

 

AFFILIATIONS

 

  • 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

 

PERSONAL

 

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 J. GOMES

Allan GomesAllan 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.

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EDUCATION

 

University of California, Los Angeles: Los Angeles, CA

  • Bachelor of Arts – Economics & English (1996)

Boston University, Boston, MA

  • Juris Doctorate (2000)

 

AFFILIATIONS

 

  • Council of Business Advisors –Member
  • Professional Association of Sonoma County—Board Member/President-Elect
  • Massachusetts Bar (Admitted to practice)

 

PERSONAL

 

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.

 

 

Christine Young

CHRISTINE YOUNG

Christine handles all aspects of workplace law and related litigation throughout California. She has appeared before federal and state courts and administrative agencies. In addition to litigation, her practice includes advising and training employers on workplace related subjects, including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, breach of contract, wage and hour compliance, disability accommodation, leaves of absence, and trade secrets.

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EDUCATION

 

University of California, Berkeley: Berkeley, CA

  • Bachelor of Arts – Political Science (2003)

University of California, Davis: Davis, CA

  • Juris Doctorate (2007)


AFFILIATIONS

 

  • Marin HR Forum – Board Member

PERSONAL

 

Christine is a Bay Area native who loves to travel and aspires to be a scratch golfer. She lives in San Rafael with her husband and young daughter.

 

 

Anne V. Leinfelder

ANNE V. LEINFELDER

Anne handles a variety of employment law issues and related litigation, including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, and wage and hour compliance. Anne has defended numerous wage and hour class actions covering claims for missed meal and rest periods, unpaid overtime, and improper wage statements. Anne also handles administrative complaints with state and federal agencies. In addition to her litigation practice, Anne counsels employers on preventative strategies and litigation avoidance.

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EDUCATION

 

University of Wisconsin-Madison: Madison, WI

  • Bachelor of Science: Behavioral Science & Law; Criminal Justice (1999)

Loyola University Chicago School of Law: Chicago, IL

  • Juris Doctorate (2003)


AFFILIATIONS

 

  • Barrister’s Club Pro Bono Issues and Community Service Committee—Vice Chair 2009-2011, Bar Association of San Francisco
  • Business Networking International (BNI)—Member, Embarcadero SF
  • Queen’s Bench – member 2008-2012

PERSONAL

 

Anne grew up in the Midwest, Brussels, Belgium and Virginia, loves the ocean and mountains of California, enjoys playing softball and piano, cooking vegan, and running in San Francisco.