Not Your Typical Elder Law Firm

Sarah Colby

  • Of Counsel


Sarah Colby has extensive experience in class action litigation, representing plaintiffs against the long-term care industry in class actions involving understaffing, disability discrimination, elder financial abuse and violations of consumer rights.

Areas of Practice

  • Class Actions
  • Elder Financial Abuse
  • Consumer Rights
  • Disability Rights

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1998
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1999
  • Supreme Court of California
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit


  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, California
    • J.D. - 1997
    • Honors: magna cum laude
  • Princeton University
    • A.B. - 1990
    • Major: Art History

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association
  • Consumer Attorneys of California

Past Employment Positions

  • Hon. Charles A. Legge, United States District Court, Northern District of California, Law Clerk
  • The Legal Aid Society of San Francisco, Employment Law Center, San Francisco, California, Skadden Fellow
  • Legal Services for Children, San Francisco, California, Staff Attorney
  • Hersh & Hersh, San Francisco, California, Associate
  • Asociación Civil por la Igualdad y la Justicia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Project and Development Director
  • Hersh Family Law Practice, San Francisco, California, Senior Associate