About Wendy Musell
Wendy Musell is a partner at the civil rights law firm Stewart & Musell,
LLP, a bi-coastal law firm located in San Francisco, California, and Freehold,
New Jersey. Stewart & Musell, LLP is a firm devoted to protecting
civil rights in employment and in criminal law. Ms. Musell is committed
to representing employees in public and private employment and protecting
their civil rights.
Since 1999, Ms. Musell has specialized in employment discrimination and
disability cases, including individual and class action cases in both
state and federal court. Ms. Musell has also spoken on numerous occasions
regarding employment discrimination, federal employees, disability rights
and other employment related topics, including for the State Bar of California,
the U.S. EEOC’s Technical Assistance Program, the University of
San Francisco School of Law and Golden Gate University School of Law.
Ms. Musell has received multiple awards for her representation of clients
who are HIV positive. She is a Board member of the California Employment
Lawyers Association (CELA), and serves as a Co-chair of CELA’s Public
Employment Committee and Legislative Committee. Ms. Musell is also a member
of the National Employment Lawyer’s Association, Bay Area Lawyer’s
For Individual Freedom, and San Francisco Bar Association.
Most recently, Ms. Musell was named among the “Top Women Attorneys
in Northern California,” published in San Francisco Magazine. In
December 2016, she was named among the top ten percent of attorneys in
the United States, according to “Lawyers of Distinction,”
which is published bi-annually in USA Today and the New York Times.
Awards & Recognitions
- Named as National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers
- Reconginzed as Super Lawyer 2018, 2019
Named as a member of the Top 500 Plaintiff’s employment in the nation by
- Honored as one of the Top Women Attorneys In Northern California
Cases that Stewart & Musell, LLP has prosecuted on behalf of employees
have been featured frequently on news channels, including ABC, NBC, CBS,
Fox Network and the Wall Street Journal.