Sara Heum


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Associate, The Gillam Law Firm

        10866 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 400
        Los Angeles, CA 90024
        Phone: (310) 203-9977
        Fax: (310) 203-9922

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Sara Heum is an attorney at The Gillam Law Firm.  Her practice focuses on state and federal single-plaintiff employment litigation, including claims of discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, gender, religion, and disability.  Ms. Heum also handles wage and hour class action cases. 

Ms. Heum graduated from USC Gould School of Law where she was a recipient of the Carl Mason Franklin Award in International Law and an AmJur award for excellence in International Sales of Goods.  During law school, Ms. Heum participated in the Jessup International Moot Court Pacific Super Regional competition, reaching the quarterfinals and garnering awards for Best Oralist and Best Memorial.  She interned at TMZ and an entertainment law firm, where she worked on copyright and media law issues.  She also externed in United States Bankruptcy Court.

Ms. Heum obtained her B.A. from UC Berkeley, graduating with High Distinction in General Scholarship.  She was a Regents’ Scholar, the most prestigious scholarship in the University of California system.  

Prior to law school, Ms. Heum was a Program Analyst at the U.S. Department of Justice, Criminal Division, Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance, and Training, where she helped implement international justice sector assistance programs.

Ms. Heum is admitted to practice in California, and in U.S. District Court for the Central, Eastern, Northern, and Southern Districts of California.  She is a member of the California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA), National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA), the State Bar Labor and Employment section, the Los Angeles County Bar Association's Labor and Employment Law Section, and the Arab-American Lawyers Association of Southern California. In her free time, Ms. Heum enjoys staying active, traveling, and spending time with her family.  Ms. Heum speaks Arabic, French, and basic Spanish.


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