“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”

- Martin Luther King’s Letter from a Birmingham Jail

Wendy Musell, of Stewart and Musell in San Francisco, is an outstanding and distinguished attorney. She is forthright, principled and highly skilled. Ms. Musell was unwavering and relentless in pursuit of equity and justice for me. She was totally committed to my case, in command of every aspect and detail, and she will not be intimidated. She completely understands employment troubles that ...

San Francisco Employment Discrimination Attorneys

We Can Put an End to Your Workplace Discrimination - Call (415) 275-3051!

employment discrimination As a hard-working individual who contributes to the economy, you expect your work environment to be peaceful and non-confrontational. Unfortunately, this is not always the case.

Although you may respect your coworkers or employers, the feelings of genuine compassion are not necessarily reciprocated. In our experience, we know that there can be few things as humiliating as being subjected to employment discrimination.

If your rights have been violated due to illegal discrimination or harassment, it is vital you speak with an experienced and compassionate San Francisco employment lawyer. Whether you work in the private or public sector, The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) enforces several laws that protect your civil rights. At Stewart & Musell, LLP, our legal team is dedicated to eradicating workplace discrimination by applying our extensive knowledge of the law—one case at a time.

Your Story Matters – We've Stood Up for Integrity & Equality for 30+ Years

Though we arguably live in a progressive world, discrimination and inequality still exists in modern society. No matter what form discrimination takes, all types of discriminatory acts are not only degrading to the victim, but are exploiting negativity in the local community.

Fighting for our clients means fighting for justice. Fighting for our clients means fighting for dignity. Fighting for our clients means fighting for freedom.

Please read through the following tips to learn how we can help you.


If you are ready to take a stand and demand an end to discrimination in the workplace, then you must speak with a legal professional who truly identifies with your cause. We have a personal stake in helping you achieve your own version of justice, and we use our skills, resources, and experiences in order to deliver the results that you need and deserve.

We understand that taking legal action could be an incredibly daunting or overwhelming thought to process at this time. We encourage you to reach out to us as soon as possible - with our legal team, you will never be alone. If you would prefer to speak with us confidentially, simply schedule a case consultation or contact Stewart & Musell, LLP by calling us at (415) 275-3051.

Take Action with Stewart & Musell, LLP & Receive Justice

In our nearly 30 years of collective legal practice, we have been trusted to represent many cases of employment discrimination throughout California. If you have experienced or perceived any instances of employment discrimination based on any reason listed below from a current or past employer, you should speak with a San Francisco employment discrimination attorney from our firm:

Types of employment discrimination may include the following:

  • Ancestry
  • Age
  • Color
  • Disability, including physical or mental disability, or disability due to HIV or AIDS
  • Gender, gender identity, gender expression
  • Medical condition, including genetic characteristics (i.e.: cancer or a history of cancer)
  • Marital status
  • National origin, such as language barriers or restrictions
  • Race
  • Religion, including religious practices, dress, or grooming practices
  • Sex, including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or other related medical conditions
  • Sexual orientation

We Know the Laws and How They Impact Your Discrimination Case

Many laws are in place to protect your rights as an employee. We have a special compassion for individuals who have been discriminated against and we can represent your case aggressively using our knowledge to gather evidence and create a compelling case on your behalf. Under the laws enforced by the DFEH, individuals who have experienced discrimination can receive compensation for their damages.

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We pursue your rightful amount of compensation, which could include the following:

  • Front pay, back pay, promotion, or hiring
  • Reinstatement
  • Cease-and-desist orders
  • Reasonable expert witness fees and attorney fees and costs
  • Punitive and emotional distress damages

Contact Our San Francisco Employment Attorney Now

If you are an employee or applicant who has experienced discrimination in the private or public workplace, Stewart & Musell, LLP can assist you as you file a complaint with the DFEH. Employment discrimination claims must be filed within the statute of limitations of one year from the last act of employment harassment. We can represent you so your rights are protected and your employer is held responsible for their wrongful actions.

Contact a San Francisco employment discrimination attorney from Stewart & Musell, LLP today!
If you are interested in a confidential consultation, fill out our case evaluation form to get started.