Nadia A Sarkis
Nadia Sarkis is an experienced appellate advocate and innovative problem-solver, who strategizes with clients and trial counsel to lay the groundwork for a successful appeal and develop arguments that shape the law. She has a broad-based appellate practice, which includes the representation of public entities in civil rights, employment, and tort matters; working with businesses on product liability, arbitration, and other matters; and serving as amicus curiae in several cases before the Ninth Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court. Nadia has crafted hundreds of briefs and appeared before both state and federal courts throughout California.
Before joining GMSR, Nadia worked as senior litigation counsel, including at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, representing clients in large-scale antitrust, intellectual property, and coverage litigation matters, and trying multiple jury cases to verdict. She also has prior experience working in-house managing litigation, employment, and privacy matters, which informs her collaborative approach with clients and excellent communication skills. Nadia started her legal career with two appellate clerkships, for Ferdinand F. Fernandez of the United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and Chief Justice Mary Mullarkey of the Colorado Supreme Court.