Seth brings a robust background in labor and employment law, guiding employers through the complexities of litigation and regulatory compliance, particularly in the transportation industry. He excels in defending class and collective actions, frequently addressing challenging issues such as the reclassification of independent contractors, wage and hour disputes including meal/rest periods, exempt status, regular rate issues, and the misuse of credit and investigative reports in hiring practices.

Seth also has extensive experience in the financial services sector, having represented financial institutions in numerous consumer class actions. These cases often pertain to lending and retail banking operations and encompass allegations such as consumer fraud, unfair business practices, breach of contract, and violations of federal and state laws and regulations.

Prior to joining Constangy, Seth honed his legal acumen through positions at multiple distinguished law firms. His journey deepened his proficiency in high-profile litigation and complex regulatory compliance within the field of labor and employment law. Additionally, he served as a clerk for the Honorable Marjorie O. Rendell of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, an experience that greatly enhanced his understanding of appellate law and judicial decision-making processes.

Honors & Recognitions

  • Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars Honoree (2009-2012, 2014)
  • "A mind needs books as a sword needs a whetstone, if it is to keep its edge.”
  • Tyrion Lannister


  • Hon. Marjorie O. Rendell, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit


University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School

  • J.D., 2003

University of Rochester

  • M.A., Political Science, 2000

Stanford University

  • B.A., Public Policy, 1996

Bar & Court Admissions

  • California, 2004
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
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