Paul F. Schimley


Schimley | Althouse LLP
600 S. Lake Ave. Suite 305
Pasadena, CA 91106

[email protected]
TEL: (626) 262-4400
DIRECT: (626) 714-7017
FAX: (626) 244-2632


Practice Areas

Employment Litigation
Employment Counseling
Professional Liability Defense
Real Estate Litigation


University of San Diego, School of
Law, J.D., 1981
Niagara University, B.A., magna
cum laude, Political Science, 1977

Bar Admissions

California, 1981
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth
U.S. District Court, Central,
Eastern, Northern and Southern
Districts of California

Paul F. Schimley is a Founding Partner of Schimley | Althouse LLP and leads the firm’s employment practices group. Mr. Schimley concentrates his practice on employment and labor law with an emphasis on defense of wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, whistleblower, and wage and hour claims. He handles litigation and administrative proceedings and counsels employers with regard to employment practices, and has addressed numerous employer groups on relevant legal topics, including the mandated sexual harassment training under Government Code Section 12950.1.

Mr. Schimley is licensed to practice before all California state courts, as well as the United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Southern, Central, Eastern and Northern Districts of the United States District Court for the State of California. He is a member of the Labor and Employment sections of both the Los Angeles County Bar Association and the Pasadena Bar Association, and he serves as a volunteer arbitrator on the Los Angeles County Bar’s fee dispute arbitration panel.

A native of Niagara Falls, New York, Mr. Schimley attended Niagara University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree, magna cum laude, in Political Science. He obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the University of San Diego.

Mr. Schimley has received an AV® Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review rating.

Professional Associations

Los Angeles County Bar Association, Labor & Employment Section
Pasadena Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section, Ambassador
Los Angeles County Bar Association, Fee Dispute Arbitration Panel, Volunteer Arbitrator
Los Angeles County Superior Court (Pasadena), Volunteer Settlement Conference Officer Classes & Seminars Taught
Sexual Harassment Training for Supervisors, Government Code Section 12950.1.


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