Patricia M. Jeng is a partner in the Labor and Employment Practice Group in the firm's San Francisco office.
Areas of Practice
Patti is a seasoned litigator representing management-side employers in a range of employment issues, including through trial. She has extensive experience in defending complex wage and hour matters, including successfully resolving class and PAGA actions through summary judgment, decertification, and enforcement of class action waivers.
In addition to her complex litigation work, Ms. Jeng handles all facets of employment law, including defending against discrimination, retaliation, sexual harassment, wrongful termination, violations of privacy, and other employment related claims. She also provides advice and counseling in a wide variety of areas, including personnel policies, handbooks and manuals, arbitration agreements, wage and hour compliance, employee discipline and termination, reductions in force, internal investigations, employee classification, employee trainings, and litigation avoidance.
Ms. Jeng is known for her strategic and practical approach to employment issues. She assists clients in minimizing litigation risks by helping implement compliant policies and best practices, taking into account business needs and resources to provide customized solutions. Ms. Jeng also brings her practical approach to litigation, ensuring clear communication with her clients to craft strategies that align with the employer’s goals.
Ms. Jeng has experience defending employers in a variety of industries, including transportation, healthcare, financial services, education, hospitality, retail, gig economy, and public sector employers.
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Labor and Employment Law Blog Posts
- Sheppard Mullin Silicon Valley Office, 01.13.2023
- Fall 2019, 10.08.2019
- Fall 2017 Seminar Series, 10.10.2017