Overview

Sara Ehsani-Nia works with employers to ensure they are compliant with a variety of labor & employment laws including wage and hour laws, the Private Attorneys General Act, the Fair Employment and Housing Act, disability leave laws, the Equal Pay Act, fair credit reporting laws and local COVID-19 ordinances, among others. Sara also advises clients in the creation of employment policies, practices and procedures.

Prior Experience

Sara has significant employment litigation experience, and has litigated hundreds of individual, representative and class actions concerning wage and hour issues, sexual harassment, whistle blowing, fair credit reporting laws, the WARN Act, defamation, wrongful termination and various forms of discrimination.

Personal Interests

In her free time, Sara enjoys hiking, listening to podcasts, officiating weddings and collecting watches.

Services & Industries

Credentials

Bar Admissions

California

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California

Languages

Farsi

Education

University of California, Davis School of Law
J.D. with Certificates in Immigration Law, Pro Bono, and Public Interest (2018)

University of Pennsylvania College of Arts & Sciences
B.A. in American History and Modern Middle East History (2013)

Leadership & Community

Pro Bono

  • Volunteer Immigration Attorney at Al Otro Lado

Professional Associations

  • Iranian American Bar Association

Honors

  • Super Lawyers – Rising Star, 2022
  • UC Davis School of Law – Martin Luther King Award, 2018
Awards Methodology
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