Fred M. Plevin - Paul, Plevin, Sullivan & Connaughton LLP

Fred M. Plevin

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2005
Phone: 619-744-3650

Fred Plevin has specialized in serving employers throughout California for 30 years.  His practice consists of defending litigated employment claims for private and public sector clients, providing advice and counsel regarding a wide variety of employment-related issues, and conducting management training.

Mr. Plevin’s litigation experience includes well over 200 employment cases for diverse clients such as the University of California, various California Superior Courts, Gateway, Qualcomm, Biogen, T-Mobile USA, Microsoft, Chapman University and Pacific Western Bank.  Mr. Plevin is an experienced trial attorney, with an excellent record in jury trials of employment matters including sexual harassment, employment discrimination, wrongful termination, fraud and related claims.  He also has extensive experience in other employment-related claims, including trade secrets disputes and wage and hour class actions, in state and federal court.

Mr. Plevin been selected by his peers to be included in The Best Lawyers in America, since 2005. He has also been listed in Southern California Super Lawyers and The Best of the U.S. attorney listings since 2007.  In 2009, Mr. Plevin was in the top 50 Super Lawyers list for San Diego, in 2012, Best Lawyers named Mr. Plevin as the “San Diego Best Lawyers Litigation - Labor & Employment Lawyer of the Year.” 

Mr. Plevin is a member of several invitation-only national groups, including the Litigation Counsel of America, the Wage & Hour Defense Institute (consisting of top wage and hour litigators from all 11 federal circuits), and the American Employment Law Council. He has also served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at California Western School of Law.


State University of New York, AlbanyBS 1983Boston University School of LawJ.D. 1986
Litigation Counsel of AmericaAmerican Employment Law CouncilAmerican Bar Association, Section on Labor & Employment LawWage & Hour Defense Institute

Office Location

101 West Broadway, Ninth Floor
San Diego, CA 92101-8285
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2012 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Labor and Employment of the San Diego Metro Area
Fred M. Plevin has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management
Litigation - Labor and Employment

Other Information

Gender: Male