Jennifer Shaw



Tel: (916) 640-2240

Fax: (916) 640-2241

Jennifer Brown Shaw

Jennifer Shaw



Tel: (916) 640-2240

Fax: (916) 640-2241

Jennifer Shaw is the founder of Shaw Law Group and a 2019 recipient of the Sacramento Business Journal’s “Women Who Mean Business” award.  A well-respected expert in employment law for more than 25 years, employers rely on Jennifer to counsel them on a broad range of employment law issues. Jennifer’s practical advice covers a wide array of employment law subjects including wage-hour compliance, anti-discrimination and harassment policies and procedures, reasonable accommodation/leave of absence issues, and hiring/separation processes. She is a trusted adviser to in-house counsel, HR professionals, and leadership across a broad spectrum of public sector and private sector employers.

Jennifer also offers considerable expertise in conducting neutral investigations for employers. She frequently is engaged to assist with challenging and high-profile matters.

Jennifer has developed a national reputation for developing and conducting innovative, effective training for executives, management and non-supervisory employees. She uses case studies, audience participation, and storytelling to bring employment law to life. Through private, on-site sessions, open public sessions, and webinars, she trains thousands of people each year. Jennifer also trains and coaches senior executives on an individual basis.

Jennifer regularly authors articles on employment law, is often quoted in publications, and has appeared on radio and television as a subject matter expert.

An active member of the Society for Human Resource Management and the Legal and Legislative Group of the Sacramento Area Human Resources Association, Jennifer also belongs to the Association of Workplace Investigators.

Jennifer is the founder of 100+ Women Who Care Sacramento Valley, a local giving circle, and is active in many pro bono activities.

On the weekends you can find Jennifer: Playing with her daughter and enjoying the sunshine!


J.D. summa cum laude, University of San Francisco School of Law

B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz

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Certifications, Memberships, and Awards:

Jennifer Shaw Super Lawyers

Named to Northern California Super Lawyers List, 2009-2019

Jennifer Shaw Best of Bar

Best of the Bar 2013, 2014, 2016, 2019

Among highest-rated speakers at annual SHRM Conferences since 2009

Jennifer Shaw Martindale Hubbell

Rated AV 5.0 (highest rating) by Martindale-Hubbell

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Shaw Law Group, PC

425 University Avenue, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95825
Tel: (916) 640-2240
Fax: (916) 640-2241
71 Stevenson Street, 4th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
Tel: (415) 983-5960
Fax: (415) 983-5963

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