Cheryl A. Stevens has practiced law in California for over thirty years. Ms. Stevens earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Wesleyan University and her Juris Doctorate from Howard University, where she was Editor in Chief of the Howard University School of Law, Law Journal. Before moving to California, Ms. Stevens clerked for the Honorable Damon J. Keith, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
Ms. Stevens has extensive experience representing commercial and public entity clients in labor and employment matters, general civil litigation, civil rights defense, and business torts. She is currently an arbitrator hearing commercial disputes and labor and employment matters.
Ms. Stevens formerly served on the Board of Directors for the Allen E. Broussard Scholarship Foundation. She previously served as Member and Chair for the City of Oakland Civil Service Commission and was an Adjunct Professor at San Francisco Law School and Golden Gate School of Law. Ms. Stevens is conversational in Japanese.
Ms. Stevens is admitted to practice before all courts of the State of California, the United States District Court for the Northern and Eastern Districts of California, the United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit and the United States Supreme Court. In addition, Ms. Stevens is admitted in the District of Columbia.
Bachelor of Arts, Wesleyan University (1982)
Juris Doctor, Howard University School of Law (1988)