Paul F. Sorrentino: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

Paul F. Sorrentino

San Diego,  CA  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Class Actions and Complex Litigation
  • General Employment Litigation
  • Wage and Hour
  • Automotive
  • Construction
  • Gaming and Hospitality
  • Health Care
  • Transportation and Warehousing
University Brandeis University, B.A., 1982
Law SchoolCalifornia Western School of Law, J.D., 1985
Admitted1986, California and U.S. District Court, Southern District of California; 1987, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 1993, U.S. District Court, Central District of California; 1996, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California; 1997, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; 2001, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas; 2013, U.S. Supreme Court

Professional Associations and Activities

•American Association for Justice
•American Bar Association
•Association of Trial Lawyers of America
•Federal Bar Association
•San Diego County Bar Association
•San Diego Hotel Motel Association
•San Diego Trial Lawyers Association
•Society for Human Resource Management
•Local Pony League Board, including two years as President


Paul Sorrentino is a Shareholder and former Litigation Manager of the San Diego, California, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Respected for his creative solutions, Mr. Sorrentino plays a vital role in strategic planning for litigation cases.

In addition to extensive state and federal litigation, including class action defense, he specializes in employment law defense including wrongful termination, discrimination and harassment claims, wage and hour matters, and related claims, handling all aspects of employment disputes including federal and state administrative charges, NLRB hearings, labor commissioner hearings, and civil jury trials. He has also litigated numerous ADA access cases, as well as conducted ADA inspections and consultations for clients. He has served as lead defense counsel in approximately 15 class action matters. Mr. Sorrentino also handles white collar criminal defense matters.

Much of his practice is related to the hospitality, service, and retail industries representing such clients as Four Seasons Hotels, The Grand Del Mar Resort, White Tail Resort, Ecology Auto Parts and related entities, and Raffles Hotels. He has successfully litigated matters throughout California, and in Florida, Missouri, Texas, Washington, Hawaii, and Nevada.

Honors and Recognitions

San Diego Magazine “Top Lawyer” (2013) Paul F.

In the News

October 8, 2012 Jackson Lewis

Craig Schloss to Lead Jackson Lewis in San Diego

October 8, 2012

SAN DIEGO, CA (October 8, 2012) - Jackson Lewis LLP, one of the country's largest and fastest-growing workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Craig Schloss, who began his legal career as an Associate at the firm, has rejoined the firm as the San Diego office Managing Partner. Mr. Schloss succeeds Paul Sorrentino,...


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Paul F. Sorrentino

225 Broadway, Suite 200
San DiegoCA 92101


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