Professional Background and Accomplishments
Mr. Bareng is an experienced attorney with success in handling all phases of litigation matters from the outset through trial and appeal. His practice is varied and includes employment, real estate, bankruptcy, and personal injury matters.
Mr. Bareng handles cases in various areas of employment litigation, including lawsuits involving claims of wrongful termination, breach of contract, wage and hour violations, retaliation, discrimination or harassment claims based on age, race, gender, sex, pregnancy, national origin, sexual orientation, and mental or physical disabilities. In addition to his litigation skills, Mr. Bareng provides human resource advice to employers, including how to satisfy federal and California's COVID-19 regulations, and assisting employers in navigating the myriad of applicable state and federal laws.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Bareng performed insurance defense work for a large non-profit organization independently handling several of their high-profile cases, analyzing the severity and potential value of plaintiffs’ claims, and negotiating settlements.
Thereafter, Mr. Bareng worked for international law firm, Bryan Cave handling residential mortgage foreclosure litigation for several financial institutions in state and federal courts. At Bryan Cave, Mr. Bareng handled over 250 cases, resolved all of them before trial, and had a 100% success rate at summary judgment and on appeal.
Prior to law school, Mr. Bareng worked in Washington D.C. for U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye (HI) where he authored letters and statements for inclusion in the Congressional Record. Mr. Bareng accompanied Senator Inouye on numerous occasions during the impeachment trial of President Clinton. During law school, Mr. Bareng served as a legal extern for the Hon. S James Otero of the United States District Court, Central District of California.