Committed To Legal Excellence

Sarah E. Hernandez

Los Angeles, CA

Sarah E. Hernandez attended law school and graduated from Golden Gate University School of Law in 1999 and began practicing law in 2000. Ms. Hernandez was recognized as a “Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney” from 2015-2019 as well as “Top Women” by Super Lawyers for 2018. Super Lawyers is an exclusive list of top-rated attorneys in specific practice areas who were chosen after thorough evaluation of numerous criteria. Ms. Hernandez was also rated as Top Attorney from Pasadena Magazine. In addition to addressing Employment & Labor: Employer legal needs, she also assists clients with Employment & Labor: Employee issues.


  • Golden Gate University School Of Law
    • Juris Doctor, 1999
  • University Of California, Los Angeles
    • B.A., 1996

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of California
  • District Court for the Northern and Central Districts of California
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal

Areas of Practice

  • Labor and Employment Law


  • Specializes in all aspects of Labor & Employment law, including wage and hour, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, sexual assault, disability, DFEH, EEOC, DIR, WARN Act claims, labor union, etc., for employees and employers.
  • Litigate all aspects of labor & employment cases from pre-filing through trial, arbitrations, mediation, and appeals.
  • Defend and litigate class action claims.
  • Advise employers through pre-litigation disputes, employer best practices, employee accommodation requests, employee terminations, insurance issues, and disputes.
  • Write and revise employee handbooks, workplace manuals, policies, and procedures.
  • Conduct workplace complaint investigations.


  • Admitted and licensed to practice in California state courts, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, and Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal.

Awards And Recognition

  • Southern California “Super Lawyers” 2015 – 2021
  • Pasadena Magazine “Top Attorneys” 2014 – 2021


  • Fluent in Spanish