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John L. Schwab

Senior Associate
  • Profile

John has dedicated his entire legal career to representing people who have been harmed. Recognized as a "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers for four consecutive years, he works exclusively on behalf of employees to protect them from discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wrongful termination.

Prior to joining King & Siegel LLP, John worked at a premier employment litigation firm in Pasadena. He also completed a prestigious fellowship at a nationally renowned trial law firm in Santa Monica ranked as one of the “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News & World Report. He is passionate about trial advocacy and has second-chaired two jury trials, where he conducted direct and cross-examination of expert and lay witnesses and argued motions in limine.

John is active in the employment law community. He serves on the editorial board for the California Labor and Employment Law Review, and is a member of the California Employment Lawyers Association’s Mentorship Committee.

In his free time, John enjoys exercising, reading books on trial advocacy, and playing music. He is an accomplished drummer who has recorded on several albums and has toured throughout the United States and Canada.


  • UC Davis School of Law
    • J.D., 2015
    • UC Davis Law Review, Senior Notes & Comments Editor
  • Wright State University
    • B.A., cum laude, International Studies, 2011

Activities & Affiliations

  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2018-2020
  • California Labor & Employment Law Review, Editorial Board
  • California Employment Lawyers Association, Mentorship Committee
  • LEFTJAW (Legal Eagles For Truth, Justice & The American Way)
  • Consumer Attorneys of California, Member
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • California Lawyers Association

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