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Bryan J. Schwartz has an Oakland, California-based firm representing federal, public, and private sector workers in class, collective, and individual actions in wage/hour, discrimination, and whistleblower cases. He practices in state and federal trial and appeals courts, in arbitration, and before a variety of administrative agencies. Mr. Schwartz is one of the few Northern California practitioners to specialize in federal employees’ claims. He has successfully represented workers at dozens of federal agencies, including in cases certifying a global class of employees with disabilities challenging the State Department’s decades-old “worldwide availability” policy, proving discrimination and retaliation personally committed by a Bush-era Cabinet secretary against a high-level agency official, and vindicating a Smithsonian whistleblower who exposed corruption by the head of the National Air & Space Museum. Mr. Schwartz is an executive board member for the California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA), and has co-authored CELA’s amicus briefs in key recent California Supreme Court cases. He is a member and Chair of the State Bar of California’s Labor & Employment Law Section Executive Committee. He is President of FAIR, a nonprofit organization to increase diversity in the plaintiffs’ employment bar in California. Mr. Schwartz speaks and publishes frequently on a wide range of employment law topics nationwide. Visit his website at www.BryanSchwartzLaw.com.