About Strauss & Strauss, APC

Strauss & Strauss is a California law firm that only represents employees. Our clients are workers who have disputes with their employers, like not paying overtime or denying lunch breaks. We represent California employees throughout the state.

Strauss & Strauss, APC has obtained some of the largest per-person class action recoveries in California history in unpaid overtime cases. Our lead attorney, Michael Strauss has been named a Super Lawyers “Rising Star” every year since 2011.

If you are seeking legal representation, do not hesitate to call or email us.

Jenna Strauss

jenna strauss About Strauss & Strauss, APCJenna H. Strauss has practiced law in Ventura County since 2006 and has been with the Strauss & Strauss, APC since January 2008. Ms. Strauss attended Wake Forest University School of Law in Winston-Salem, North Carolina (J.D. 2006) and Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts (B.A. 2000).

Ms. Strauss focuses her practice on employment litigation. She has handled many pregnancy discrimination and unpaid overtime cases.

Prior to going law school, Ms. Strauss worked as a paralegal in Boston, New York City, and Charlotte. Prior to joining Strauss & Strauss, APC, Ms. Strauss worked as an attorney at Nordman, Cormany, Hair & Compton, the largest law firm in Ventura County.

Ms. Strauss is a member of the Ventura County Bar Association and serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the Ventura County Barristers. She is also a past member of the Board of Directors for the Ventura County Chapter of the American Heart Association.

Michael Strauss

michael strauss About Strauss & Strauss, APCMichael Strauss was born and raised in Ventura, California. He attended Ventura High School, then received an undergraduate degree in history from UC Berkeley. Michael went to law school at Wake Forest University.

Michael has focused his practice on plaintiffs’ employment law. He regularly handles wage and hour cases, such as cases for unpaid overtime. Michael appears regularly in Labor Commissioner conferences and hearings. He has extensive knowledge of the intricacies of the California Labor Code.

Michael was president of the Barristers of the Ventura County Bar Association in 2009. He has sat on the boards of the Ventura County Bar Association, the Barristers of the Ventura County Bar Association, Citations legal magazine, and the Ventura County Bar Association’s Lawyer Referral and Information Service.

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Michael taught physical education at an elementary school in Ventura. He spends every spare minute with his family and dogs. He enjoys surfing, playing soccer, and building websites, like this one.