Wendy C. York
Meet Our Founder
Injury Attorney Wendy C. York
Sacramento, Fairfield and Bay Area
Ms. York represents plaintiffs and consumers in personal injury, nursing home abuse and wage-and-hour class actions. She served as co-lead counsel on a statewide wage-and-hour class action against UPS representing UPS drivers. She previously served as co-lead counsel of a nationwide class action / mass torts case, as well as served as a member of the Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee against Johnson & Johnson / Ethicon. Learn more about personal injury attorney Wendy C. York, and contact our practice, serving Sacramento, Fairfield, and other Northern California communities, to schedule a consultation.
Awards and Recognition
Wendy C. York was selected as one of Northern California’s Super Lawyers in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013. This prestigious honor places her in the top five percent of lawyers in the state. Ms. York’s selection was based on peer recommendations, professional achievement, and third party research by Law and Politics magazine.
Ms. York won the Sacramento Advocate of the Year Award for 2006 from Capitol City Trial Lawyers Association (CCTLA). She was a Finalist for 2006 Consumer Attorney of the Year from Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC) based upon her work holding nursing homes accountable for abuse and neglect of elders. She again was named a Finalist for 2007 Consumer Attorney of the Year by CAOC for her work in representing UPS drivers in one of the State’s largest wage and hour class action settlements.
Notable Verdicts and Settlements
Some of Ms. York’s more notable settlements and verdicts include the UPS wage and hour class action on behalf of over 10,000 California UPS drivers for wage and hour violation by their employer. She received the first nursing home neglect verdict that went to trial in Sacramento County on behalf of an 84 year old woman who was neglected and abused in a nursing home. She has fought for her elderly clients and received multiple insurance policy settlements in nursing home abuse cases, holding nursing homes accountable for their wrongful actions. She won a race discrimination case on behalf of a dedicated employee who was discriminated against based upon his national origin. She won a personal injury case that went to trial in Tehama County for an injured man based upon the County’s neglect in setting up a dangerous road construction site. She recently settled an amusement park injury case on behalf of a fourteen year old boy. She has handled and settled motorcycle personal injury cases.
If you have suffered an injury in an accident and need an attorney serving Sacramento, Fairfield, and other Northern California locations, please contact York Law Firm today. Ms. York and her associates would be happy to set up a consultation to discuss your potential claim.
Professional Background and Affiliations
Wendy C. York is a graduate of the Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College. She earned her law degree in 1993 from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, where she also served on the Board of Editors for Law Review. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice at California State University, Sacramento in 1989.
Ms. York serves as President and Board Member of the Capital City Trial Lawyers Association (CCTLA). Ms. York also serves as an Officer and Board Member of the Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC). She has previously served as a Board Member for Women Lawyers of Sacramento (WLS). She was previously a member of the Anthony M. Kennedy Inns of Court. She is also a member of California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform, American Trial Lawyers Association, Consumer Attorneys of California, CCTLA, California Employment Lawyers Association and the Sacramento County Bar Association.
Ms. York is admitted to practice in California, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, Northern District of California and U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit.
Ms. York is committed to giving back to our community. Learn more about her community service and the pro bono work of our attorneys.
Contact Injury Attorney Wendy C. York
If you’ve suffered an injury caused by someone else’s negligence, contact an attorney at York Law Firm, serving Sacramento, Roseville, Elk Grove, Folsom, Fairfield and the Bay Area. Wendy C. York and her associates also represent clients from Berkeley, San Francisco, Burlingame, Alameda County, Daly City, Fremont, Oakland, San Mateo, and Redwood City.