Nicholas Sarris

Nicholas Sarris

Attorney
Location:
Westlake Village, California
Phone:
805-791-2080
Fax:
805-230-2224
Email:

Mr. Sarris specializes in employment claims, in both state and federal courts and administrative bodies. Mr. Sarris has extensive experience representing employees in employment discrimination, harassment, retaliation, whistle-blower, wrongful discharge, defamation and other employment-related cases at both the trial and appellate court levels. Additionally, he has represented employees in wage and hour matters under the California Labor Code and the Fair Labor Standards Act, including class actions and representative actions brought under the California Private Attorney General Act.

Prior to forming his own firm, Mr. Sarris was a partner at Peckar & Abramson and senior associate attorney in the employment litigation department of Kaufman, Borgeest & Ryan, LLP, located in Calabasas, California. In this role, Mr. Sarris was responsible for litigating and mediating employment, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, whistle-blower, wrongful discharge, defamation and other employment-related cases at both the trial and appellate court level.

Mr. Sarris received his Juris Doctor from Southwestern Law School and his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, San Diego.

Areas of Practice

  • Employment Law - Employee
  • Insurance Coverage - Policyholder

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California

Education

  • Southwestern Law School, Los Angeles, California
    • J.D. - 2005
    • Honors: Trial Advocacy Honors Program
  • University of California, San Diego, California
    • B.A. - 2002
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: History

Classes/Seminars

  • Investigating Employment Claims, Leading Age, 2015
  • Director & Officer Liability Claims, Leading Age, 2014

Honors and Awards

  • Legal 500, 2014 - Present
  • Legal 500, 2015 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Peckar & Abramson, Partner, 2003 - 2005
  • Kaufman Borgeest & Ryan, Senior Associate, 2008 - 2013