Sarah A. Gilbert


  • Sarah A. Gilbert
  • Phone: +1 619 744 2230

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  • Duane Morris LLP
    750 B Street, Suite 2900
    San Diego, CA 92101-4681

Sarah A. Gilbert practices in the area of employment law. Ms. Gilbert has defended employers across various industries against claims of retaliation, wrongful termination, harassment, and discrimination by current and former employees, as well as wage and hour actions. She also has widespread experience providing general employment advice and guidance to ensure employer compliance with state and federal laws, and frequently reviews and revises employer handbooks and policies.

Ms. Gilbert is a 2016 graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law and a graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara

Areas of Practice

  • Employment Law and Litigation


  • California


  • University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, J.D., 2016
  • University of California, Santa Barbara, B.A., with highest honors, 2012


  • Duane Morris LLP
    - Associate, 2019-present

  • Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani LLP
    - Associate, 2016-2019

Professional Activities

  • Tom Homann LGBT Law Association

  • Lawyers Club of San Diego

  • San Diego County Bar Association

Honors and Awards

  • Named to Best Lawyers "Ones to Watch," 2023 and 2024

Selected Publications

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker, "Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: LGBTQ+ Workplace Issues," Duane Morris Institute (DMi) Webinar, June 8, 2023
  • Speaker, "Quick Hits: Non-Competes and Employment," Western Alliance Class Action Law Forum Conference, March 16, 2023
  • Speaker, "Workplace Diversity & Employee Retention: How to Recruit and Retain Your Talent," Duane Morris Institute (DMi) Webinar, February 10, 2022
  • Speaker, "The California Employment Law Landscape Has Changed (Again!)," Association of Corporate Counsel, Webinar, November 4, 2021
  • Speaker, "Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: LGBTQ+ Workplace Issues," Duane Morris Institute (DMi), Webinar, July 21, 2021
  • Speaker, "Dear Helga - You're Never Going to Believe What My Employee Did This Time..." Duane Morris Institute (DMi), Webinar, June 22, 2021
  • Speaker, "What to Worry About for California Contracts," Duane Morris Commercial Contracts Checkup Series, Webinar, November 19, 2020
  • Speaker, "Navigating Leave Issues During COVID-19," The New Reality of Workplace Law and Practice in the COVID-19 Era, Duane Morris LLP, Webinar, October 29, 2020
  • Speaker, "New 2021 Legislation and Case Law Impacting Employers," ELBI Breakfast Briefing, October 15, 2020
  • Speaker, "Minding Your Business in the Age of COVID-19," ACC Presentation, May 28, 2020
  • Speaker, "Employment Law 101: Getting it Right," Startup Accelerator Workshop, February 26, 2020