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Heather M. Sager

Heather M. Sager

Vedder Price P.C.

San Francisco, CA, USA

Heather M. Sager is a member of the Labor and Employment group and serves as Administrative Shareholder in the firm’s San Francisco office.

Ms. Sager concentrates her practice in the areas of labor relations and employment with a focus on management-side representation in single-plaintiff, multiplaintiff, and collective and class action litigation in the context of wage and hour disputes, wrongful termination, harassment and discrimination before state and federal courts and administrative agencies.

She has served as lead counsel in numerous state and federal class, collective and representative actions, supervising fact investigation, discovery, certification and summary judgment briefing and argument, pretrial and settlement strategy, and notice proceedings.

Ms. Sager has extensive experience advising clients on social media law and its utilization within the context of employee relations and the protection of trade secrets. She has defended multiple high-stakes matters dealing with discrimination, wages and misuse of proprietary information, and she is familiar with cases in conjunction with FLSA collective action, travel pay claims under California State Law and NLRB petitions, hearings and proceedings.

While in law school, Ms. Sager served on the editorial board of the Fordham International Law Journal. She was also a volunteer mediator at the Bronx Civil Court, one of the founding members of the Fordham University School of Law’s Battered Women’s Clinic and a recipient of the Murray Public Service Award.

The Legal 500 United States guide recommended Ms. Sager in the Labor and Employment — Labor and Employment Litigation category in 2015, and the Labor and Employment — Labor and Employment Disputes-Defense category in 2016.

Client Services


Employment Class Action Defense

Employment Law Training

Labor Relations

Restrictive Covenants & Trade Secrets

Wage & Hour Compliance


Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 1996

Wake Forest University, B.A., 1993, cum laude

Bar Admissions

California, 1996

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 1996

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, 1996
Heather M. Sager is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Labor, Employment and Immigration Issues in Mergers and Acquisitions (PowerPoint slides) - Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2017, Monday, June 26, 2017
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2018, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, San Francisco, CA
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2018, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, San Francisco, CA

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