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Neha R. Shah

Neha R. ShahSenior Associate510.808.2000Bio PDF


Neha R. Shah is a senior associate handling a broad range of labor and employment matters with an emphasis on traditional labor relations, advice and counsel, and workplace investigations. She has a particular fluency in guiding employers to minimize liability through preventative measures and providing practical guidance and training to executives and HR professionals. She has experience across a broad range of industries, including government, non-profit, education, technology, sports, and entertainment.

Neha has significant first chair experience representing California employers in arbitration, mediation, administrative proceedings, collective bargaining, and negotiations. She has conducted several investigations, including claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, Title IX, hostile work environment, collective bargaining agreement violations, and health and safety violations. A frequent presenter and trainer, she has shared her expertise at conferences and seminars on the topics of public sector labor law, practicing at PERB, preventing harassment, equity and inclusion, and human resources best practices.

Prior to joining Meyers Nave, Neha was a Senior Labor Relations Manager & Public Employment Relations Board Lead at the California State University, Office of the Chancellor where she served as the lead for unfair practice charge proceedings for a university system comprised of 23 campuses, more than 60,000 employees and 13 bargaining units with a collective annual compensation cost in excess of $4.2 billion. She served as a law clerk for the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of California Criminal Division, the Solano County District Attorney’s Office, and for eBay France’s intellectual property litigation team.

Neha is a prior Co-Chair of the Diversity Committee at Meyers Nave. Neha is active in giving back to the community and served as the first director for the Ms. JD Global Education Fund. Most recently she served on the Board of Directors for the South Asian Bar Association of Southern California’s Public Interest Foundation and the leadership committee for the International Rescue Committee, Los Angeles GenR Chapter. Currently, she is a committee member for the South Asian Bar Association of North America’s National Racial Justice Task Force.


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