Vedder Price

Sheryl L. Skibbe


Sheryl (“Sherry”) Skibbe is a Shareholder at Vedder Price and a member of the Labor & Employment group in the firm’s Los Angeles office.

Ms. Skibbe is an experienced litigator with strong record of success representing global clients in the defense of complex class, collective, and representative actions and high-risk lawsuits. These cases include claims alleging misclassification of employees as exempt or as independent contractors; "off the clock" work including alleged unpaid training time, security checks, and regular rate violations; denied reimbursements; miscalculation of commissions and bonuses; failure to pay prevailing wages; and meal and rest break violations.

She also counsels employers, conducts audits, and provides training in compensation and wage and hour issues, business restructuring, employment policy creation and application, worker classification and reclassifications, workforce management, discrimination and harassment training, disability and accommodation issues, mass layoffs and workplace safety.
Ms. Skibbe also has experience working in-house for Faraday Future, where she served as Assistant General Counsel.

Ms. Skibbe was recognized as a “Labor and Employment Star” by Benchmark Litigation (Euromoney Institutional Investor) in 2021. She also has been selected to be included in the Southern California Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters) in the area of Labor & Employment Law. Since 2023, The Legal 500 United States guide has recommended Ms. Skibbe in the Labor and Employment: L&E Disputes - Defense (Including Collective Actions) category.

Sheryl L. Skibbe



  • University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., 1983
  • Columbia University, M.I.A., 1991
  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 1998

Sheryl L. Skibbe


Bar Admissions

  • California, 1998

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California


Member, California Bar Association

Member, Los Angeles Bar Association