Andrew Myers is an employment and business litigator. His practice focuses on representing a diverse client base in employment litigation, including the defense of claims for denial of employee benefits (ERISA), wage/hour class actions, PAGA claims, statutory and common law claims for discrimination and harassment, and wrongful termination. He is admitted to practice before the California Superior Court, the United States District Courts for the Southern and Central Districts of California, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. He has litigation experience in both state and federal courts and is experienced in all phases of civil litigation.
Mr. Myers obtained his Bachelors of Arts in Sociology from the University of California, Santa Cruz in 2005 and his law degree from the University Of San Diego School Of Law. He was a member of the National Honors Fraternity and was a research assistant for Professor Orly Lobel, Professor of Employment Law.
Mr. Myers began his legal training as a judicial extern for the Hon. Michael Orfield (ret) in San Diego Superior Court. His work with the Superior Court involved significant law and motion work, which included a wide range of employment-related issues. He also served as a judicial extern for the Hon. Michael Anello, Judge of the United States District Court, Southern District Court of California. In this role, he assisted the Court in analyzing complex motions, and drafting related orders on legal issues related to employment and other litigation matters.
Mr. Myers also worked as a judicial extern with the United States House of Representative Committee on the Judiciary. In this role, he was assigned to the Subcommittee on Courts and Competition Policy which has jurisdiction over antitrust law, monopolies, restraints of trade, administration of U.S. Courts, Federal Rules of Evidence, Civil and Appellate Procedure, and judicial ethics. He had the privilege to be involved in several cases before the Judiciary Committee involving the Removal Clarification Act of 2010, antitrust regulated industries after Trinko and Credit Suisse, the Chinese Intellectual Property System, and the merger of NBC/Comcast and United/Continental. He also led a team of externs responsible for assisting with the Gulf Cost Legal Liability Hearings.
Mr. Myers has been published in the IBT Resources by R. Folsom, Practitioner Treatise on Int'l Business Transactions, in which he analyzed the Brazilian Labor Code from a corporate in-house legal perspective. Mr. Myers is a native San Diegan and an active member of the San Diego Rotary Club. Mr. Myers is an avid outdoorsman enjoying surfing, rock-climbing, hiking and camping. A devoted family man, he values most his time with his beautiful wife and two young boys.