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Steven M. Chanley

Steven M. Chanley

Experienced Employment Lawyer Who Defends and Advises Businesses
  • Employment Law
  • California
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Biography

Steven M. Chanley is a shareholder with Employer Advocates Group "(EAG") law firm, in San Luis Obispo and Orange County, where he concentrates on defending and advising businesses in all aspects of Employment Law. His practice includes wage-hour, employee misclassification, employment discrimination, sexual harassment, trade secret misappropriation, and wrongful termination litigation defense. Mr. Chanley also advises businesses on Employment Law compliance and personnel matters.

Mr. Chanley is rated as "AV" by Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, the highest rating given to attorneys based on their legal ability and professional ethics, reliability and diligence.

Prior to founding EAG in 2002, Mr. Chanley practiced Employment Law in San Francisco (Littler) and Palo Alto (Morrison & Foerster), and was a Partner at the San Luis Obispo firm of Sinsheimer, Schiebelhut, Baggett & Tangeman.

Mr. Chanley was raised in San Luis Obispo County, and is a graduate of Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo and the University of California Law School, San Francisco. He is a member of the State Bar of California and is admitted to practice before all federal Courts in California, as well as federal district courts in Texas.

Education
University of California College of the Law, San Francisco
J.D.
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California State University - California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
B.A. (1985) | English
Honors: cum laude
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Professional Experience
Attorney/Founder
Employer Advocates Group
- Current
Attorney/Partner
Sinsheimer, Schiebelhut, Baggett & Tangeman
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San Luis Obispo, CA
Attorney
Morrison & Foerster LLP
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Palo Alto, California
Attorney
Littler Mendelson P.C.
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San Francisco, California
Board Agent/Extern
National Labor Relations Board, Region 20
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San Francisco, CA
Summer Accociate
Littler Mendelson P.C.
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San Francisco, CA
Summer Associate
Cotchett & Illston
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Burlingame, CA
Paralegal
Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro
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San Francisco, CA
Publications
Articles & Publications
Rethinking The 'No Comment Rule' Rule in At-Will Discharges
San Luis Obispo County Bar Bulletin
Quest For Order in "Pigeon Feathers": Updike's Use of Christian Mythology
Thompson Publishing
Speaking Engagements
Employment Law Update 2013, Dibuduo & Defendis Insurance
Form I-9 Compliance, Santa Maria Human Resources Assn.
Avoiding Top 10 Problematic Employment Practices, Nat'l Assn. of Women Business Owners, Cental Coast
Awards
Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
Martindale-Hubbell
AV Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
American Jurisprudence Award
Labor Law II
Professional Associations
State Bar of California  # 142079
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
State Bar of California
ID Number: 142079
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U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
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U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
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U.S. District Court, Central District of California
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U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
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U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Oklahoma
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U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
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U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
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U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
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Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Area
Employment Law
Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
Languages
  • English
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
Employer Advocates Group
735 Tank Farm Road
Suite 130-B
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Telephone: (805) 782-9900
Fax: (805) 782-9901
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Employer Advocates Group
23832 Rockfield Blvd
Suite 260
Lake Forest, CA 92530
Telephone: (805) 782-9900
Fax: (805) 782-9901
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed