Spencer Wilson’s practice focuses on representation of public agencies in labor and employment matters. Mr. Wilson has extensive litigation experience, having worked on cases at both the trial and appellate level in state and federal courts across the country. Mr. Wilson’s appellate work includes multiple cases at the certiorari stage in the U.S. Supreme Court. He was also lead appellate counsel in a wage-and-hour case before the Alaska Supreme Court.
In addition to litigation, Mr. Wilson represents clients in a wide array of labor and employment matters, including administrative appeals, discipline arbitration, workplace investigations, and day-to-day advice on issues such as wage-and-hour, pensions, employee discipline, leaves of absence, and labor relations.
Mr. Wilson previously worked in the Labor and Employment Group at Meyers Nave, where he represented California public agencies and non-profits in a variety of labor and employment matters. Prior to that, Mr. Wilson received two prestigious fellowships to fund his legal work at two separate non-profits. The first fellowship funded a two-year self-designed project hosted by Bay Area Legal Aid, which aimed to mitigate the impact of the foreclosure crisis on low-income tenants in the Bay Area. The second fellowship funded Mr. Wilson’s work at Public Justice, where he represented individuals and groups of individuals in civil rights, consumer, and employment law matters.
Prior to attending law school, Mr. Wilson worked for several years as a legislative assistant to a U.S. Congressman on Capitol Hill.
- University of Texas School of Law, JD, with honors
- Pomona College, BA
Admissions and Courts
- Northern and Central Districts of California
- United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
- United States Supreme Court