JAHAN C. SAGAFI is the partner in charge of the Outten & Golden LLP San Francisco office, where he represents employees in class actions asserting wage and hour, discrimination, and other claims. He has also represented consumers challenging deceptive business practices and discrimination, as well as plaintiffs in appeals of class actions in state and federal courts.
Mr. Sagafi is a Governor of the board of Public Advocates, a board member of national nonprofit Alliance for Justice, a member of the San Francisco American Constitution Society (ACS) chapter’s Board of Advisors, a member of the Bar Association of San Francisco’s (BASF’s) Judicial Evaluations Committee, and a volunteer attorney fee dispute arbitrator for BASF. He has also served as Vice Chair of the board of the ACLU of Northern California and chair of the San Francisco ACS chapter’s board of directors. He is a frequent speaker and writer regarding employment litigation, class action jurisprudence, and other issues.
Prior to joining Outten & Golden, he was a partner at Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, and clerked for the Honorable William W Schwarzer of the Northern District of California. Mr. Sagafi graduated from Harvard College and Harvard Law School.