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Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP

Headquarters

1350 Avenue Of The Americas, 31st Floor
New York, NY 10019
United States
(646) 402.5650

Firm Details

 

Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP is a nationwide litigation law firm with offices in New York, Washington, DC, San Francisco, San Diego, Nashville, and Baltimore. We represent individuals against powerful interests. We act as a private attorney general in support of the private and public good.

Our attorneys have obtained excellent outcomes across the United States representing C-Suite executives, attorneys (including general counsel, partners, and associates), and directors and managers seeking to resolve contract and employment disputes with their employers. Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP has also achieved great results across the country representing employees with claims involving discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual assault, and wage and hour violations and representing individuals in whistleblowing, False Claims Act (qui tam), consumer fraud, financial elder abuse, 401(k) (ERISA), Dodd-Frank, SEC whistleblower, and medical malpractice matters.

Our Firm has an impressive history of success. Our team of skilled attorneys secured the largest jury award in an employment discrimination case, winning more than $250 million for 7,000 female sales representatives. The firm also achieved a $99 million wage and hour recovery on behalf of pharmaceutical representatives and represented a whistleblower in a $120 million qui tam case against Omnicare.

We know that injustice often harms the people who can least afford it. By handling most of our cases on a contingency fee basis, Sanford Heisler Sharp provides our clients with equal access to legal representation. We level the playing field so that your voice is heard.

 

Management

Judge Kevin Sharp
Nashville Managing Partner
Jeremy Heisler
Vice-Chairman

Awards

  • Benchmark Litigation - 2021 Labor & Employment Employee-Side Firm of the Year
  • National law Journal - 2021 Elite Trial Lawyers’ Employment Rights Firm of the Year
  • National Law Journal - 2021 Elite Trial Lawyers’ Human Rights Firm of the Year
  • Best Law Firms 2021 - U.S. News & World Report ranked Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP nationally for its ERISA Litigation practice. It also ranked the firm in 8 metro ranking categories.
  • Chambers & Partners - Ranked in USA in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020.
  • Benchmark Litigation - Ranked nationwide and in five locations for Labor and Employment by Benchmark Litigation in 2020.
  • Benchmark Litigation - 2020 Labor & Employment Employee-Side Firm of the Year
  • Best Law Firms 2020 - Ranked for its Employment Law practice in San Francisco; for its Commercial Litigation practice in San Diego; and for its Commercial Litigation practice in Washington, DC.
  • Sanford Heisler Sharp was named one of the 50 best companies to watch in 2020 by Silicon Review.
  • Benchmark Litigation - Ranked in six locations for Labor and Employment by Benchmark Litigation in 2019.
  • 2019 Law360 Employment Practice Group of the Year
  • Best Law Firms 2019 - Ranked for its Employment Law practice in San Francisco; for its Commercial Litigation practice in San Diego; and for its Commercial Litigation practice in Washington, DC.
  • Sanford Heisler Sharp was named one of the Top 50 Most Trustworthy Companies in 2018 by Silicon Review.
  • Benchmark Litigation - Ranked in four locations for Labor and Employment by Benchmark Litigation in 2018 for 10 attorneys. 

  • 2018 Law360 Employment Practice Group of the Year
  • Best Law Firms 2018 - Ranked for its Employment Law practice in San Francisco; for its Commercial Litigation practice in San Diego; and for its Commercial Litigation practice in Washington, DC.
  • Best Law Firms 2017 - Ranked for its Employment Law practice in San Francisco; for its Commercial Litigation practice in San Diego; and for its Commercial Litigation practice in Washington, DC.
  • TopVerdict.com, Named the 8th top class action settlement in California in 2017 by TopVerdict.com for the Google wage and hour class action settlement
  • Named the 12th top settlement in California in 2016 by TopVerdict.com for the Qualcomm gender discrimination class action
  • Best Law Firms 2016 - Ranked for its Employment Law practice in San Francisco; for its Commercial Litigation practice in San Diego; and for its Commercial Litigation practice in Washington, DC.
  • 2016 Law360 Employment Practice Group of the Year
  • 2015 US News Best Lawyers National Tier 1 Employment Firm, San Francisco
  • National Law Journal - 2015 Litigation Boutique Hot List
  • National Law Journal - 2015 Elite Trial Lawyers
  • National Law Journal - 2014 Elite Trial Lawyers
  • National Law Journal - 2013 Litigation Boutique Hot List
  • Top Rated Lawyers - Labor and Employment Law, American Lawyers
  • Litigation Department of the Year - Employment, The National Law Journal

About Our Clients

At Sanford Heisler Sharp, we represent individuals and help them succeed against large organizations. Our attorneys handle a range of practice areas for our clients, including employment discrimination, wage and hour violations, whistleblower and qui, predatory lending, consumer fraud, financial services litigation, public interest litigation, and more. Sanford Heisler Sharp provides high-quality legal representation to those harmed by the actions of powerful organizations and companies to ensure that they have an opportunity to get help for the injustices they've faced. 

Contacts

Felicia Gilbert
San Francisco Managing Partner
(415) 795-2020
David Sanford
Chairman
(202) 499-5201
Jeremy Heisler
Vice-Chairman
(646) 402-5655
Kevin Sharp
Nashville Managing Partner
(615) 434-7001
H. Vincent McKnight
DC Managing Partner
(202) 499-5211
Ed Chapin
San Diego Managing Partner
(619) 577-4253
Russell Kornblith
New York Managing Partner
(646) 402-5646
Deborah K. Marcuse
Baltimore Managing Partner
(415) 834-7415

Firm Practice Areas

  • Civil Rights Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Individuals
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Litigation - ERISA
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Qui Tam Law

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United States

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California

California

San Diego, CA

2550 Fifth Avenue, 11th Floor

San Diego, CA 92103

United States

(619) 577.4253

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San Francisco, CA

111 Sutter Street, Suite 975

San Francisco, CA 94104

United States

(415) 795.2020

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District of Columbia

District of Columbia

Washington, DC

700 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Suite 300

Washington, DC 20003

United States

(202) 499.5200

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Maryland

Maryland

Baltimore, MD

111 S. Calvert Street

Suite 1950

Baltimore, MD 21202

United States

(410) 834.7420

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New York

New York

New York, NY

1350 Avenue Of The Americas, 31st Floor

New York, NY 10019

United States

(646) 402.5650

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Tennessee

Tennessee

Nashville, TN

611 Commerce Street, Suite 3100

Nashville, TN 37023

United States

(615) 434.7000

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