Shelby A. Cummings
Shelby represents companies, guiding them through the various stages of litigation as well as providing thoughtful and creative pre-litigation advice. She has vigorously represented employers in federal and state courts, as well as in investigations by the Department of Fair Employment & Housing and the California’s Labor Commissioner’s Office. Shelby supports Arent Fox’s national traditional labor practice by assisting clients with collective bargaining negotiations, arbitrations, unfair labor practice charges, and union avoidance campaigns.
Shelby’s defends employers in a wide range of industries against employment law claims, including in class action lawsuits. In addition, she provides preventative counseling to these clients, including updating handbooks and keeping company policies current with changes in employment and labor law.
Prior to joining Arent Fox, Shelby was a judicial extern to the Hon. Consuelo B. Marshall in US District Court, Central District of California.
She was also an in-house extern for a multi-national business, where she gained invaluable first-hand experience, which she now uses to advise corporations doing business in California.
Publications, Presentations and Recognitions
- “US Supreme Court Case Demonstrates Trump Administration's CFPB Blessing,” The Recorder, April 15, 2020