Christian Schreiber is a founding partner of Olivier Schreiber & Chao LLP.
Chris represents individuals in class action and collective action cases involving, employment, civil rights, consumer law, and financial services matters. He has litigated cases across the United States, and also handles individual employment and civil rights cases, as well as Qui Tam and whistleblower cases.
Before founding OSC in 2018, Chris was a Partner at Chavez & Gertler LLP, a nationally-recognized class action firm based in Mill Valley. Prior to joining Chavez & Gertler, he was a class action litigation associate at Schneider Wallace Cottrell Konecky Wotkyns LLP in San Francisco. Chris has prosecuted class action cases across the country and has helped to achieve settlements on behalf of consumers and workers in wage-and-hour, discrimination, product liability, financial fraud, and Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) cases.
Chris is involved in numerous legal and educational volunteer community organizations. He is currently the Chair of the Board of the Impact Fund, a Berkeley-based non-profit that funds and prosecutes impact litigation across the United States. He is currently the vice-chair of the California State Bar Legal Services Trust Fund Commission, on which he has served since 2013. The Commission administers the Interest on Lawyers Trust Accounts Program (IOLTA) and the Equal Access Fund, and jointly administers the Justice Gap Fund with the California Commission on Access to Justice. Chris is also a volunteer supervising attorney of the Workers’ Rights Clinic for Legal Aid at Work, in San Francisco. He is also an active member of the California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA), where he serves on CELA’s Legislative Committee and Wage and Hour Committee and helped found and served as an editor for the organization’s blog, CELA VOICE.
Chris has been selected as a “Super Lawyer” by Northern California Super Lawyers magazine for the last six years (2013-2018). He was named a “Rising Star” in 2012.
Chris is a graduate of University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, where he won the school’s Roscoe Pound Moot Court Competition and served on the Moot Court Executive Board. He was a staff member on the Journal of Sexual Orientation Law and served as co-chair of UCLA’s Public Interest Law Fund. He was also a co-founder of the UCLA chapter of the American Constitution Society.
Prior to law school, he worked in Sacramento as a legislative aide in the Legislature, where he served as Chief Investigator for the State Senate Select Committee to Investigate Price Manipulation of the Wholesale Energy Market.