Chad Saunders

Senior Associate

Chad has more than 10 years’ experience handling plaintiff-side employment class actions and individual cases, including wage and hour disputes and discrimination claims. His practice focuses on class and collective actions on behalf of workers who have been denied their rightful compensation because of their employers’ unlawful policies. Chad also has a special interest in advocating on behalf of employees who have not been provided with reasonable accommodations for their mental and physical disabilities. He is a zealous supporter of workers’ rights and seeks to hold employers of all sizes accountable to their employees and the public good.

Chad received his J.D. from New College of California School of Law in 2008, and a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Maryland Baltimore County in 2001. In law school, he worked as a law clerk for the non-profit law firms Legal Services for Children and Disability Rights California.

Chad is admitted to practice in California, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and all California federal district courts.

Chad was selected as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers Magazine from 2016-2018 and a Super Lawyer from 2019-2021.

Awards & Associations

  • SuperLawyers


  • Hunter Pyle Law
  • Sundeen, Salinas & Pyle
  • Kralowec Law
  • Hoffman Libenson Saunders & Barba (formerly Hoffman & Lazear)
  • Gordon Rees Scully & Mansukhani LLP


    • New College of California School of Law, J.D. (2008)
    • University of Maryland Baltimore County, B.A. In Philiosophy

      Client Testimonials

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      Cases & Settlements

      $4.1 M

      Agricultural Warehouse

      Warehouse worker alleged minimum wage, overtime, meal and rest break violations in a class action against her employer, a large agricultural manufacturer, distributor and retailer. […]
      $3.9 M

      Warehouse Workers (Wage & Hour)

      A settlement was reached on behalf of warehouse workers of a manufacturing plant. Plaintiffs’ primary allegation was that they, and the similarly situated employees, were […]
      $3.7 M

      Health Care Workers

      Crosner Legal was lead counsel in a settlement reached on behalf of non-exempt Health care workers in California alleging wage and hour violations, including but not limited […]
      $3.25 M

      Security Guards

      Crosner Legal was lead counsel in a settlement reached on behalf of non-exempt Security guards in California alleging wage and hour violations, including but not limited to […]