Sarah D. Zandi
Associate, San Francisco Office
415 956-1000

Sarah Zandi

Sarah D. Zandi is an associate in Lieff Cabraser’s San Francisco office.

Prior to joining Lieff Cabraser, Sarah was a Summer Associate at Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP, where her work focused on employment and gender discrimination law. She also served as a Legal Fellow for the Stanford Law Veterans Fund Fellowship, where she worked to provide legal advocacy for veterans who were sexual assault survivors seeking military benefits.

Sarah graduated from Stanford Law School with a Juris Doctor, where she was the Co-President of Women of Stanford Law, the Vice President of Stanford Law Students for Gendered Violence Prevention, and the Vice President of the Plaintiffs’ Lawyers Association. During law school, she worked at Stanford’s Youth Education and Law Project, participated in Moot Court, led a book club for the Stanford Prisoner Advocacy and Resource Coalition, and volunteered for the Domestic Violence Pro Bono Project and Election Law Project. Prior to attending law school, Sarah earned a bachelor of arts degree in English from the University of Pennsylvania.

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  • Stanford Law School, Palo Alto, CA
    J.D., June 2021
    Youth Education and Law Project – Clinic; Women of Stanford Law, Co-President; Stanford Law Students Against Gendered Violence,
    Vice President; Moot Court (2019-20); Judicial Workplace Environment Working Group Member; Domestic Violence Pro Bono Project; Stanford Pre-Law Society Mentor
  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
    B.A., Summa Cum Laude, 2017
    Phi Beta Kappa; Distinction in English; Sigma Tau Delta; Dean’s List
  • The Sedona Conference Working Group I, Brainstorming Group on the Sufficiency of Rule 26(a)(1) Disclosures, 2023
  • San Francisco
  • California, 2021
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, 2023
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, 2024