Sheyanne focuses her practice in the areas of business and commercial litigation, as well as catastrophic personal injury and specialty torts.  She effectively represents public entities, private employers and non-profit corporations in complex, multiparty actions involving a wide array of negligence and intentional tort claims.  Sheyanne also handles labor and employment cases involving wage and hour class actions, wrongful termination, discrimination and harassment claims.  Her litigation cases range from single-plaintiff to high-profile, multi-party class actions.  Sheyanne also counsels employers on a wide range of employment law issues, including employee discipline, hiring and termination, statutory harassment and abuse prevention trainings.  As a breast cancer survivor, she is passionate about advising employees about their rights and employee benefits both during and after treatment. 

Prior to joining Slater Hersey, Sheyanne worked at Sedgwick LLP for over 15 years.  At Sedgwick, she was an integral part of the Women’s Forum Board for the past eight years, working alongside C-level professionals to successfully address the obstacles professional women face.      

Sheyanne is a member of the California State Bar and the Orange County Bar Association and is a member of the Labor and Employment and Business Litigation sections of the OCBA. She sits on the Board of the Boys and Girls Club of South Coast Area and has been actively involved with Girls Incorporated of Orange County, a nonprofit organization that seeks to empower underprivileged girls, for the past eight years.  She has also been actively involved with the Susan G. Komen organization for the past 10 years.

 

Professional Activities & Memberships
  • Orange County Bar Association, Labor and Employment and Business Litigation sections
 
Education
  • J.D. (2005) Pepperdine University School of Law, magna cum laude
  • B.A. (2001) University of California at Irvine, summa cum laude
 
Bar Admissions
  • California
  • U.S. District Court (C.D. Cal)
 
Community Involvement