Sarah E. Gallagher


Sarah E. Gallagher is an attorney at Gruenberg Law. Sarah zealously advocates on behalf of those unlawfully discriminated, wrongfully terminated, and/or retaliated against in the workplace. She is passionate about employee advocacy and rectifying injustices caused by illegal abuses of power.

Originally from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Sarah has lived a life of nomadic adventure, residing in nearly all regions of the United States. After earning her high school diploma from Miss Porter’s School in Farmington, Connecticut, Sarah received her B.S. degree in Psychology and B.A. degree in Economics from Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Sarah then earned her M.S. degree in Environmental Studies from the College of Charleston Graduate School. Determined to continue her crusade against social and environmental injustice, Sarah then went on to receive her J.D. from Vermont Law School in South Royalton, Vermont. She finally planted her roots in San Diego, CA after realizing there is no better place to live.

Prior to joining Gruenberg Law, Sarah practiced environmental law in San Diego. Sarah served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Steven E. Stone, of the San Diego Superior Court. She then served as an extern to Kris Nesthus, the Director of Legal Services at the San Diego Superior Court, where she prepared court personnel for the passage of California Legislation, Proposition 64 – the Control, Regulate, and Tax Adult Use of Marijuana Act.

Sarah is admitted to practice law in California State and Federal Courts.

Sarah is also an active member of the American Bar Association, the Lawyers Club of San Diego, the Environmental Law Section of the California Lawyers Association, and the Consumer Attorneys of California.

In her spare time, Sarah enjoys scuba diving, traveling, and walking the California coastline with her rescue Belgian Malinois.