Christian Schreiber

Christian Schreiber is a founding partner of Olivier & Schreiber LLP.

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Chris represents individuals in class action and collective action cases involving employment, civil rights, consumer law, and financial services matters.

Chris has litigated cases across the United States, and also handles individual employment and civil rights cases, as well as Qui Tam and whistleblower cases.

Before founding O&S in 2018, Chris was a Partner and a class action litigation associate at two prominent Bay Area law firms. Chris has prosecuted class action cases across the country and has helped to achieve settlements on behalf of consumers and workers in wage-and-hourdiscrimination, product liability, financial fraud, and Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) cases.

Chris is involved in numerous legal and educational volunteer community organizations. He is the immediate past Chair of the Board of the Impact Fund, a Berkeley-based non-profit that funds and prosecutes impact litigation across the United States. He is currently the Chair of the California State Bar Legal Services Trust Fund Commission, on which he has served since 2013. The Commission administers the Interest on Lawyers Trust Accounts Program (IOLTA) and the Equal Access Fund, Homelessness Prevention, and Consumer Debt grants, and jointly administers the Justice Gap Fund with the California Commission on Access to Justice.

Chris is also the author of the chapter “Whistleblowing and Retaliation” in the Practising Law Institute’s recently-published treatise California Employment Law (2022).

He is an active member of the California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA), where he serves on CELA’s Legislative Committee and Wage and Hour Committee and helped found and served as an editor for the organization’s blog, CELA VOICE. Chris is also a volunteer supervising attorney of the Workers’ Rights Clinic for Legal Aid at Work, in San Francisco.

Chris has been selected as a “Super Lawyer” by Northern California Super Lawyers magazine for the last 11 years (2013-2023) after being named a “Rising Star” in 2012.

Community Leadership
  • Chair, California State Bar Legal Services Trust Fund Commission (Commissioner, 2013-2023)
  • Board Member, Impact Fund (2015-present; immediate past Chair)
  • Volunteer supervising attorney, Workers’ Rights Clinic for Legal Aid at Work in San Francisco
  • Member, California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA)
Awards & Honors
  • Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Employment & Civil Rights Lawyers 2021 and 2022
  • Northern California “Super Lawyer” since 2013
  • Northern California “Rising Star”, 2012
  • University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, 2006
  • Program in Public Interest Law & Policy
  • Concentration in Critical Race Studies
  • University of California, Los Angeles, 1996 B.A. in Afro-American Studies, Political Science, and English
  • All state and federal courts in California
  • US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and Third Circuit

During law school, Mr. Schreiber won the school’s Roscoe Pound Moot Court Competition and served on the Moot Court Executive Board. He was a staff member on the Journal of Sexual Orientation Law and served as co-chair of UCLA’s Public Interest Law Fund. He was also a co-founder of the UCLA chapter of the American Constitution Society.

Prior to law school, he worked in Sacramento as a legislative aide in the Legislature, where he served as Chief Investigator for the State Senate Select Committee to Investigate Price Manipulation of the Wholesale Energy Market.

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