Paul Sorrentino is a Shareholder and Litigation Manager for 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.
Mr. Sorrentino is admitted to the California State Bar, the United States District Court for the Southern District, the Central District and Northern District of California, the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. He is a member of the San Diego County and American Bar Associations, the State Bar of California, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, San Diego Trial Lawyers Association, the Federal Bar Association, Society of Human Resource Management and the San Diego Hotel Motel Association. Mr. Sorrentino is also a member of the Local Pony League Board, including two years as President, maintains an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell and has been recognized as a “Top Lawyer” by San Diego Magazine. Mr. Sorrentino has also been recognized as a Southern California Super Lawyer in 2014.
He graduated with a B.A. from Brandeis University and received his Juris Doctor from California Western School of Law.
Honors, Awards and Pro Bono Activity
•Local Pony League Board, Four years, total; two years as president
•AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell
•“Top Lawyer” by San Diego Magazine (2013)
•Southern California Super Lawyer (2014)