Derek S. Sachs


  • location icon Sacramento, CA
    2020 West El Camino Avenue
    Suite 700
    Sacramento, CA 95833
  • location icon Los Angeles, CA
    633 West 5th Street
    Suite 4000
    Los Angeles, CA 90071

Derek Sachs is a partner in the Sacramento and Los Angeles offices of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Employment & Labor Practice and a co-chair of the Wage & Hour Class Action Practice.

Mr. Sachs exclusively represents employers in all aspects of employment litigation, including cases in State and Federal court, along with claims before the DLSE, DFEH, EDD and the EEOC. He has a particular focus on wage and hour class actions having been involved in over 50 such cases, helping the Firm develop how to statistically analyze liability and damages in these complex matters. Mr. Sachs also routinely provides preventive counseling to employers through training sessions, drafting and auditing employment handbooks and policies, wage and hour audits, exemption classification reviews, and evaluating termination decisions.




California State Bar Association


Pepperdine University School of Law

Juris Doctor, 2007

California State University, Sacramento

Bachelor of Arts in Economics, 2004

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