People: Julia N. Sarnoff, Counsel

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Julia N. Sarnoff

Counsel

Washington, D.C.
Direct: (202) 828-3535
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Ms. Sarnoff is counsel in the Washington, D.C. office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP and a member of the firm’s ADA Title III Specialty Practice Team.  She represents clients in single plaintiff and class actions in federal and state courts, as well as in government compliance investigations.

Ms. Sarnoff’s practice focuses exclusively on disability law and its impact on public accommodations under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Housing Act, and various state non-discrimination statutes.  She represents public accommodations nationally in matters involving architectural barriers, effective communication, service animals, and cutting-edge digital accessibility issues (e.g., accessibility of websites for individuals with visual and hearing disabilities).  Ms. Sarnoff has successfully represented a broad range of Fortune 500 companies, including hotels, retailers, restaurants, automobile manufacturers, schools, technology companies, and health care providers in ADA Title III litigation and government compliance investigations in various jurisdictions across the United States.  Ms. Sarnoff also advises clients throughout the country regarding ADA requirements and creating compliance policies and training programs.

Prior to joining Seyfarth Shaw, Ms. Sarnoff worked as an associate in the Labor and Employment Department of an international law firm, where she represented clients in the full range of employment law matters, from traditional labor to single plaintiff and class-based wage/hour, discrimination, harassment, and non-competes/restrictive covenants.

Ms. Sarnoff is counsel in the Washington, D.C. office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP and a member of the firm’s ADA Title III Specialty Practice Team.  She represents clients in single plaintiff and class actions in federal and state courts, as well as in government compliance investigations.

Ms. Sarnoff’s practice focuses exclusively on disability law and its impact on public accommodations under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Housing Act, and various state non-discrimination statutes.  She represents public accommodations nationally in matters involving architectural barriers, effective communication, service animals, and cutting-edge digital accessibility issues (e.g., accessibility of websites for individuals with visual and hearing disabilities).  Ms. Sarnoff has successfully represented a broad range of Fortune 500 companies, including hotels, retailers, restaurants, automobile manufacturers, schools, technology companies, and health care providers in ADA Title III litigation and government compliance investigations in various jurisdictions across the United States.  Ms. Sarnoff also advises clients throughout the country regarding ADA requirements and creating compliance policies and training programs.

Prior to joining Seyfarth Shaw, Ms. Sarnoff worked as an associate in the Labor and Employment Department of an international law firm, where she represented clients in the full range of employment law matters, from traditional labor to single plaintiff and class-based wage/hour, discrimination, harassment, and non-competes/restrictive covenants.

Education

  • J.D., Georgetown University (2012)

  • B.A., University of California, Berkeley, with honors (2007)

Admissions

  • California
  • Not admitted in the District of Columbia

Courts

  • United States District Court for the Central, Northern, and Southern Districts of California