Scott L. Sternberg specializes in the economic and statistical analysis of data related to labor and employment matters and complex commercial disputes.

He provides consulting services to organizations across a variety of industries, including banking, business, healthcare, information technology, government, and insurance.

Mr. Sternberg has authored declarations and expert reports and has provided deposition and jury trial testimony in wage and hour matters regarding employers’ payroll and timekeeping practices. He has offered expert opinions related to time-rounding practices and procedures, meal and rest periods, and overtime and regular rate calculations.

Mr. Sternberg’s areas of expertise are data analytics, the management of large sets of data from disparate sources, and the use of technology to design complex financial, economic, and statistical models. His project experience includes constructing and validating databases, sampling and survey design, and calculating economic damages in matters related to business disputes and wage and hour claims.

In June 2020, The Court of Appeal of the State of California, First Appellate District, cited Mr. Sternberg’s written testimony in an opinion affirming the trial court’s decision granting defendant’s summary judgement motion.

Community/Civic Involvement

USC Dornsife Economics Leadership Council

USC Alumni Association Board of Governors

USC Alumni Club of Los Angeles

Areas of Expertise


University of Southern California
Master of Public Policy, 2009
MA, Economics, 2007
BA, Economics, 2007


USC Alumni Association President’s Award, 2014

USC Alumni Association Widney Alumni House Award, 2010

Phi Beta Kappa, 2007