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Steven D. Werth



Steven Werth, a native San Franciscan, is an experienced trial attorney who has represented, and currently represents, a variety of business entities and individuals in state and federal court, and before various administrative agencies.

Mr. Werth’s practice focuses on employment and labor law, and sexual abuse/molestation claims. He has successfully tried to verdict, in both state and federal court, employment and sexual abuse cases. Mr. Werth’s practice also includes representing employers in union grievances and arbitration, and in administrative actions before the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Department of Labor, and the Department of Industrial Relations.  Mr. Werth has successfully argued writs and appeals before federal and state appellate courts. Mr. Werth serves as a mediator and arbitrator, and is a frequent speaker on Continuing Education topics involving matters of employment and labor law.

Mr. Werth, who is AV rated, has been named as a Northern California Super Lawyer in the area of employment law since 2007. He was also recently selected as a ‘2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Labor & Employment’ by American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Werth is admitted to the California bar. Education: University of California at Santa Barbara (B.A., 1980); Santa Clara University (J.D./M.B.A., 1984). Mr. Werth served as a Board Member for the Northern California Association of Defense Counsel and served as the managing partner for Low, Ball & Lynch from 2004 – 2010. Mr. Werth serves as a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). Mr. Werth also serves as a panelist for the Arts Arbitration and Mediation Services (AAMS).

Member: The State Bar of California; Alameda County and American Bar Associations. (San Francisco Office)