Sara A. Zimmerman represents management in labor and employment matters. She has experience in single plaintiff litigation including claims of wrongful termination, retaliation and discrimination, as well as individual wage and hour matters. In addition to class action and representative action experience, she has a substantial background in arbitration. She has responded to charges from the EEOC and DFEH, and appeared in front of the Labor Commissioner. 

Prior to joining Littler, Sara worked with a variety of clients, from family owned restaurants to Fortune 500 companies, while with a national labor and employment defense firm. Previously, Sara was employed at a general civil defense firm, where she second-chaired a jury trial to a complete defense verdict. 


Named, Ones to Watch

The Best Lawyers in America®


Recipient, CALI award for highest class grade in Employment Law, Torts I, Civil Procedure I, Property II, Professional Responsibility

Champan University

Winner, Best Brief

Charleston Moot Court Competition


Speaking Engagements

Maintaining Repeated Requests for Leave

Client Webinar

March 31, 2020


  • J.D., Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law, 2014cum laude
  • B.A., Loyola Marymount University, 2011cum laude

Bar Admission



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