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Susan K. Garea

Specializing in public and private sector labor law on behalf of labor organizations and individual employees.

Primary Geographic Area: San Francisco Bay Area

Northwestern University, B.A., African-American Studies; Economics (2001) University of California at Los Angeles, School of Law, J.D. (2008), graduate of David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy and with a concentration in Critical Race Studies

  • Member, California State Bar (2008); U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Southern and Central Districts of California; United State Court of Appeal for the Ninth Circuit and D.C. Circuit; State Bar Labor and Employment Section.
  • California Lawyers Association, Labor and Employment Law Executive Committee; Former Member, Board of Directors, AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee.
  • Contributing Author to Working for Justice: The L.A. Model of Organizing and Advocacy (Cornell University Press).
  • Previous work experience includes Associate attorney, Gilbert & Sackman (2008-2010) and elementary school teacher (2001-2005).