Todd Jackson, Feinberg Jackson Worthman & Wasow LLP, Berkeley, is a partner in the firm. Mr. Jackson represents employees in class action cases involving overtime pay, pension benefits, and employment discrimination. He has successfully served as lead counsel or co-lead counsel in numerous class actions, including class cases against IBM, Computer Sciences Corporation, KBR, Perdue Chicken, Masco Contractors, Farmers Insurance, American Families Insurance, Kelly Moore Paint Company, Corrections Corporation of America, the Tribune Company and Wells Fargo Bank.
Mr. Jackson serves as a mediator on the ADR Program for the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. He is also available to conduct private mediations. Mr. Jackson received his J.D. from the University of California at Berkeley School of Law.
Mr. Jackson is recognized as a national leader in class actions, ERISA law, and wage and hour practice and is a frequent speaker at legal conferences on those topics. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Jackson was a shareholder at Lewis, Feinberg, Lee & Jackson, P.C. He served as a law clerk to Judge Judith Keep of the United States District Court for the Southern District of California.
HON. STEPHEN M. MURPHY
Judge Stephen M. Murphy, San Francisco County Superior Court, was appointed to the bench in 2016.
Judge Murphy had been a sole practitioner since 1999. He was a partner at Bianco and Murphy from 1992 to 1999 and at Bianco, Brandi and Murphy in 1992. He was a partner at Bianco, Brandi and Jones from 1988 to 1991, where he was an associate from 1982 to 1987, and served as a law clerk for the New Hampshire Superior Court from 1981 to 1982. Judge Murphy earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of San Francisco School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of the Holy Cross.
TYLER M. PAETKAU
Tyler M. Paetkau, Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP, Palo Alto, has represented employers in labor and employment law matters for more than 25 years. He has handled numerous litigation cases and has extensive employment counseling experience. Tyler’s areas of practice include defending employers against claims of wrongful termination, discrimination, retaliation, sexual harassment, defamation, wage and hour violations, unpaid commissions, collective and class actions, and unfair labor practice charges. Tyler also represents employers in litigation involving unfair competition, misappropriation of trade secrets, restrictive covenants, and employee mobility issues. He also has extensive experience representing employers in union-management labor relations matters, including union organizing campaigns, strikes, and collective bargaining negotiations. Tyler received his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School.