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Marleen L. Sacks

Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo
Marleen Sacks has over 20 years of experience in education and labor law, specializing in employee discipline, student rights and litigation related to employment and education matters. She has successfully prosecuted and negotiated the dismissal of hundreds of classified and certificated personnel, and is an expert in labor relations. She regularly represents clients in labor arbitrations and in proceedings before the Public Employment Relations Board, and is extensively involved in defending employers against allegations of sexual harassment, discrimination, wrongful termination and other civil rights issues, at both the trial court and appellate levels. Ms. Sacks also has expertise in the area of special taxes, having litigated multiple claims involving the collection and appropriate expenditures of special assessments, parcel taxes and bonds, at both the trial and appellate levels.

Ms. Sacks is an accomplished litigator, having defended dozens of cases in state and federal courts, as well as the California Court of Appeal. She has had numerous successes in getting cases dismissed at the demurrer and summary judgment stages. In addition, Ms. Sacks has conducted and supervised hundreds of workplace investigations, including sexual harassment, discrimination, stalking, embezzlement, substance abuse and numerous other varieties of workplace misconduct. Ms. Sacks has extensive experience in successfully resolving charges filed against employers by state and federal agencies such as the Office for Civil Rights, EEOC and DFEH. She regularly provides advice to her clients in the area of accommodation of employees with disabilities, the Public Records Act, the Brown Act and student expulsions.

My Speakers Sessions

Wednesday, October 3

1:15pm PDT

Friday, October 5

10:15am PDT