Patti Syverson | Partner
Based in the firm’s San Diego office, Ms. Syverson is an experienced Class Action and Employment Law attorney. Ms. Syverson is dedicated to protecting the rights of individuals against unjust and unlawful practices. In keeping with this desire, Ms. Syverson’s practice focuses on employment law class actions where she strives to ensure employee rights in the workplace and has represented employees in collective and class actions for recovery of unpaid overtime and wages due under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act and state unpaid wage statutes.
In addition, Ms. Syverson’s practice has focused on ensuring the rights of individuals as consumers are also protected. Ms. Syverson has extensive experience representing plaintiff classes against companies alleging unfair business practices, false and deceptive advertising, data breach and product liability cases. In the over two decades she has been practicing, Ms. Syverson has successfully represented millions of purchasers of consumer products, including food, vitamin supplements and over-the-counter drugs, and cosmetics and sunscreen products, in state and federal courts throughout the United States in cases arising out of various unfair business practices and false and deceptive advertising claims. In connection with those cases, Ms. Syverson has been involved in reaching numerous settlements, resulting in millions of dollars of relief to the class members and changes in advertising to correct misleading claims going forward.
Ms. Syverson received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Urban Studies and Planning from the University of California, San Diego in 1996. She received a full Trustee’s Scholarship for Academic Excellence to California Western School of Law where she received her law degree in 1999.
Ms. Syverson is admitted to practice in California and Arizona, including being admitted to practice in all Federal District Courts in the state of California and Arizona, as well as the Ninth Circuit.