Todd Schneider founded Schneider Wallace Cottrell Konecky LLP in 1993. He has an extensive background in complex litigation in the areas of employment, consumer rights, financial service, ERISA and antitrust. He has numerous court victories in both jury and bench trials alike. He has argued cases in courts at every level from trial courts to the United States Supreme Court.
Mr. Schneider is a published author and he lectures widely. He is a past president of The San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association and has served as vice president for Consumer Attorneys of California.
Mr. Schneider was named Trial Lawyer of the Year by the San Francisco Trial Lawyers’ Association and he has been honored as a Super Lawyer in the area of class actions and mass torts by San Francisco Super Lawyers Magazine for each year that the list has been published. He has twice been a finalist for the Consumer Attorneys of California’s prestigious Consumer Attorney of the Year award. He is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and received a rating of “superb” by AVVO.
Mr. Schneider was appointed by the Chief Justice of the California Supreme Court to serve on California’s Advisory Committee on Civil Jury Instructions, the body that writes the Judicial Council of California Civil Jury Instructions. He has served on that committee for over a decade along side of a select group of the state’s elite trial lawyers, judges, and appellate justices.
University of Denver Korbel School of International Studies
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Trial Lawyer of the Year – San Francisco Trial Lawyers’ Association
Finalist – Consumer Attorney of the Year – Consumer Attorneys of California
Presidential Award of Merit – Consumer Attorneys’ of California
Super Lawyer, 2004 – present
Top 100 Attorneys in Northern California
AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated and Judicial Edition by Martindale-Hubbell
Rated Superb by AVVO
State Bar of California
San Francisco Trial Lawyers’ Association (former President)
Consumer Attorneys of California (former Vice President)
Judicial Council of California Advisory Committee on Civil Jury Instructions
California Employment Lawyers’ Association
National Employment Lawyers’ Association
American Association for Justice
Admitted to Practice
United States Supreme Court
Supreme Court of California
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
United States District Court for the Northern District of California
United States District Court for the Southern District of California
United States District Court for the Central District of California
United States District Court for the District of Colorado
United States District Court for the District of Nebraska
United States Federal Court of Claims