Samuel Jay Wells, Jr.

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  • Attorney at Stephen Danz & Associates (16 Attorneys)
  • 11661 San Vicente Boulevard, Suite 500, Los Angeles, CA 90049
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Attorney Awards


Voted Southern California Super Lawyer, 2005 and 2006.

Areas of Practice (13)

  • Civil Litigation
  • Labor and Employment
  • Personal Injury
  • State Personnel Hearings
  • Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Actions
  • Discrimination
  • Whistle Blower
  • Severance Agreements
  • Civil Service Commission Hearings
  • Appeals
  • Wage & Hour Disputes

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
888-613-1116  Phone
310-207-5006  Fax
University Attended:
Stanford University, B.A., 1967
Law School Attended:
University of Kansas School of Law, J.D., 1970
Year of First Admission:
1971, U.S. District Court, Central District of California; 1971, California; 2004, U.S. District Court, Southern District of California; 2004, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California; 2006, U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit; 2003, U.S. Supreme Court
Reported Cases:
Throne v. City of Palos Verdes Estates (right of safety employees to utilize sick leave prior to being retired for disability); Boxx v. Housing Authority (right of employee, whose employer is a member of PERS, and who is performing safety duties, to force PERS and employer to provide him safety member coverage-use of estoppel against public agency); Downs v. DWP (pendency of EEOC investigation tolls running of one year time to file lawsuit based upon receipt of DFEH right to sue letter).

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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