Neville Fernandes
Attorney at Law
Tel: 213.325.3242

Neville Fernandes has practiced labor and employment law since graduating from Georgetown Law in 2005. He represents employees throughout California in wrongful termination, unpaid wages, harassment, and discrimination cases. He first practiced on behalf of management at Littler Mendelson, the largest labor and employment firm in the United States. In 2013, he started Norcal Employment Counsel PC in San Francisco, a firm exclusively representing employees in labor and employment matters. After litigating over 25 single plaintiff cases without a loss, he started a second firm, Socal Employment Counsel, to represent employees in the Southern California region. In total, Neville has now litigated over 70 cases in 20 different state and federal courts in California as well as AAA and JAMS arbitration with a total success rate of 97% and millions of dollars in recoveries.

Neville is a member of the State Bar of California and licensed to practice in all state courts, the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Eastern Districts of California, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.  

For a free consultation regarding your employment law matter please click here or call 213.325.3242.


Georgetown University Law Center
Juris Doctor (2005)

University of California, San Diego
Bachelors of Arts (2001)


Littler Mendelson PC
San Francisco, CA (2005-2010)

Norcal Employment Counsel PC
San Francisco, CA (2013-present)

Socal Employment Counsel is an employee rights law firm built on the belief that employees deserve the same high quality legal representation that Fortune 500 companies pay hundreds of dollars an hour for. We represent employees in all types of employment disputes ranging from sexual harassment to unpaid overtime to race discrimination and wrongful termination. We have dealt with hundreds of employment law matters and know how to maximize your possible recovery.

We Understand Your Employer's Tactics And Strategies
No Recovery, No Fees. Our Success is Tied to Your Success
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Founded by a former large law firm employment attorney, the firm is able to leverage its prior experience representing employers to litigate complex employment law matters on behalf of employees. We know from experience how employers deal with tedious employment law disputes and we have seen firsthand how corporate law firms litigate complex harassment, discrimination and wage claims.
We offer free no obligation consultations and can discuss your workplace dispute in confidence even if you are not sure it is unlawful. California employment laws are comprehensive and complex. By talking to an experienced employment lawyer you may find out that issues you did not think were unlawful are actually serious violations of California law. Please click here to contact us today for a free consultation.
We believe our success should be tied to your success so we only work on a contingent fee basis meaning we only recover our fees if we obtain a positive outcome in your case. If we do not obtain a successful recovery on your behalf, then we do not collect our fees. It is that simple. This system allows us to represent our clients efficiently and diligently, knowing that we share the same interests in obtaining the best possible outcome.

Socal Employment Counsel - Representing Employees in Workplace Disputes Throughout Northern California
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