Ross E. Shanberg’s legal practice emphasizes the prosecution and defense of wage and hour, discrimination, and consumer protection class action lawsuits. Mr. Shanberg represents both employees and management in all areas of employment law, including sexual harassment, discrimination, wrongful termination, unfair business practices, employee leave and benefits, and wage and hour claims. Mr. Shanberg regularly advises employers on compliance with state and federal employment laws and he has made numerous appearances before California State and federal courts, the California Labor Commissioner and the U.S. Department of Labor in employment disputes. His practice focuses on litigation and includes the representation of employees, consumers and businesses in claims involving the Unfair Competition Law, California Labor Code, Consumer Legal Remedies Act, and False Advertising Law.
A graduate of the University of California at Berkeley, Mr. Shanberg received his Bachelor of Sciences degree in Business Administration in 1992. Mr. Shanberg later obtained his Juris Doctorate degree from the California Western School of Law in 1995. He has contributed to the Orange County Bar Journal, HR.Com, and the Los Angeles Daily Journal where he has regularly published articles in the employment field. Mr. Shanberg is also a member of the State Bar of California, Labor and Employment Law Section, Orange County Bar Association, Employment Law Section, California Employment Lawyers Association, American Bar Association, and the Robert A. Banyard Inn of Court.
Ross Shanberg has been recognized as an AV rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest such rating available to any individual lawyer. From 2015 – 2020, Mr. Shanberg has been selected by his peers to the Southern California Super Lawyers, an honor bestowed on only 5% of attorneys in the Southern California area.
Member of The National Advocates Top 100 Lawyers: an invitation-only organization that selects the top 100 lawyers in each state in the attorney’s area of expertise.
Areas Of Practice
Sexual and Hostile Work Environment Harassment
Employee Leave And Benefits
Wage And Hour Claims
False Claims Act
Consumer Class Actions
California WesternSchool of Law, San Diego, California
Juris Doctorate - 1995
University of California, Berkeley, California
Bachelor of Sciences - 1992
Major: Business Administration
Honors and Awards
Super Lawyers, 2015 - 2020
Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review - AV Rating™
National Advocates Top 100 Lawyers
Professional Associations and Memberships
State Bar of California, Labor and Employment Law Section, Member
Orange County Bar Association, Employment Law Section, Member
American Bar Association, Member
Robert A. Banyard Inn of Court, Member
California Employment Lawyers Association ("CELA")
Past Employment Positions
Kring & Chung LLP, Partner
Baker, Silberberg & Keener, Associate Attorney
Our Legal Team
In all our practice areas, our lawyers are dedicated to providing strong advocacy and to fighting for our clients. Our partners work jointly on most cases, and all aspects of our cases are handled by one of our partners.
To find out how we can put our experience and dedication to work for you, please contact our Newport Beach law office by phone or email. We represent clients in Orange County, Los Angeles County, Riverside County, San Bernadino County, San Diego County, Santa Clara County and in cities throughout California including Newport Beach, Huntington Beach, Santa Ana, Riverside, Laguna Niguel, Palm Springs and Oakland.