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Elham Marder

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Elham Marder is an innovative staffing attorney in the Labor & Employment Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s San Francisco office. Her practice focuses on employment and commercial litigation.

Ms. Marder has over seven years of litigation experience in various legal areas including employment discrimination, hostile work environment, and retaliation claims,  unfair competition claims, and consumer class actions.

Prior to coming to Seyfarth Shaw, Ms. Marder was Associate General Counsel at OfficeMax Incorporated in Boise, Idaho. She actively handled commercial and employment litigation matters. She also worked with various departments including Human Resources and Marketing to provide legal advice and achieve company goals. In 2014, Ms. Marder received an award for Outstanding New Corporate Counsel from the Association of Corporate Counsel for the Mountain West Chapter.

Ms. Marder has a strong commitment to pro bono work, and she has worked on countless issues including immigration, education advocacy, child welfare, and animal rights. In 2010, she received the Jack Londen award from the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights for her work on the Education Equity Project.

Elham Marder is an innovative staffing attorney in the Labor & Employment Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s San Francisco office. Her practice focuses on employment and commercial litigation.

Ms. Marder has over seven years of litigation experience in various legal areas including employment discrimination, hostile work environment, and retaliation claims,  unfair competition claims, and consumer class actions.

Prior to coming to Seyfarth Shaw, Ms. Marder was Associate General Counsel at Office Incorporated in Boise, Idaho. She actively handled commercial and employment litigation matters. She also worked with various departments including Human Resources and Marketing to provide legal advice and achieve company goals. In 2014, Ms. Marder received an award for Outstanding New Corporate Counsel from the Association of Corporate Counsel for the Mountain West Chapter.

Ms. Marder has a strong commitment to pro bono work, and she has worked on countless issues including immigration, education advocacy, child welfare, and animal rights. In 2010, she received the Jack Londen award from the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights for her work on the Education Equity Project.

Education

  • J.D., University of California, Berkeley (2007)
    East Bay Community Law Center - Immigration Clinic (2007)
    Iranian American Bar Association Scholarship winner (2006)

  • B.A., University of California, Berkeley (2003)
    University Medal Candidate (2003)
    Cal Alumni Leadership Scholarship winner

Admissions

  • California
  • Idaho

Courts

Northern District of California

Eastern District of California