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John D. Sager

Senior Counsel

(916) 830-6543
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3 Parkcenter Drive
Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95825


J.D., cum laude, University of Notre Dame Law School, 2012

B.A., cum laude, Degrees in History and Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles , 2007

John D. Sager is Senior Counsel in the Sacramento office of Gordon & Rees and is a member of the Employment Law practice group. His practice focuses on employment litigation, including the representation of employers and management in all aspects of employment law such as administrative and civil claims for wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and alleged wage and hour violations. His practice also includes other types of civil litigation, including personal injury, premises liability, elder abuse, and medical malpractice.

Mr. Sager has experience in the litigation department of an educational law firm, Young Minney & Corr, where he has represented Charter Schools and Non-Profits in a wide variety of matters, with a focus on defending employment litigation, including class actions, and personal injury lawsuits. He was also the primary attorney handling several labor and employment claims.

Prior to that, Mr. Sager worked for six years as a medical malpractice and elder abuse defense attorney at Low, McKinley, Baleria & Salenko LLP. There, he obtained extensive litigation experience in handling the defense of complex and contentious cases. Mr. Sager defended complex medical malpractice and elder abuse cases, representing a wide variety of medical specialists, advanced practice providers, and nurses, as well as facilities including hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, and RCFEs. He prepared, appeared, and successfully argued dozens of Motions for Summary Judgments, Demurrers, and discovery motions. Mr. Sager has had substantial interaction with attorneys, clients, and claim representatives.