Steven Chanley | San Luis Obispo Employment Lawyer

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Steven Merle Chanley

Employment, Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Discrimination, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Wage-Hour Law, Trade Secret Misappropriation

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Steven M. Chanley is a shareholder with Employer Advocates Group LC (“EAG”)  where he concentrates on representing businesses in all aspects of employment law.  Mr. Chanley is rated by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory as “AV,” the highest rating given to attorneys based on their legal ability and professional ethics, reliability and diligence.  He is also rated as "Superb" on AVVO, where he has been praised by clients and peers alike.

Mr. Chanley has over 25 years’ experience representing employers in civil and administrative litigation matters, and providing legal advice to employers across a broad range of industries on state and federal employment law matters.  His practice includes the litigation of wage-hour, trade secret/non-competition, sexual harassment, employment discrimination, and wrongful discharge cases.  He also represents companies  before the California Labor Commissioner, the Department of Fair Employment and Housing, and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.  Mr. Chanley also advises corporations on employment and personnel policy matters, and drafts employment contracts and severance agreements for executives.

Mr. Chanley is a graduate of California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo (B.A., cum laude, 1985) and the University of California, Hastings College of the Law (J.D., 1989).  During law school, he was a member of the Hastings Moot Court Board, and won two American Jurisprudence awards for academic excellence in the study of Labor Law.  In 1989, he served as an extern at the National Labor Relations Board’s Regional Office in San Francisco.  

Prior to founding EAG, Mr. Chanley practiced Employment Law with Morrison & Foerster in Palo Alto (1990-1995) and Littler Mendelson in San Francisco (1989-1990).  He was a shareholder with Sinsheimer, Schiebelhut, Baggett & Tangeman in San Luis Obispo before founding Employer Advocates Group in February 2002.  Mr. Chanley was the founding Chair of the San Luis Obispo County Bar Association Labor & Employment Law Section.

Mr. Chanley is an Elder of the Nipomo Community Presbyterian Church (PCUSA).
Position Organization Location Duration
PartnerEmployer Advocates GroupSan Luis Obispo, CAPresent
School Degree Major Graduation
University of California, Hastings College of the LawJ.D. Law School1989  
California Polytechnic State UniversityBachelorsEnglish1985
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State Bar of California1989
  • SLO Bar Assn. Employment Law Section | Chair | 1999 - Present
    San Luis Obispo County Bar Association | Member | 1995 - Present
    American Bar Association | Member | 1989 - Present
    State Bar of California | Member | 1989 - Present  
    Dallas Bar Asociation | 2020
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers | Martindale-Hubbell | 2003
    AV Rating | Martindale-Hubbell | 1996
    American Jurisprudence Award | Labor Law II | 1988
    American Jurisprudence Award | Labor Law I | 1987
  • San Luis Obispo County Bar Bulletin | "Rethinking The 'No Comment Rule' Rule in At-Will Discharges" | 2011
    Short Story Criticism, Volume 103 (Thompson Publishing) | "Quest For Order in "Pigeon Feathers": Updike's Use of Christian Mythology | 2008
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735 Tank Farm Road
Ste 224
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
35.248028,-120.641371

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