Sharon G. Gelbart

Gelbart

Associate

Direct: (310) 893-5154
Fax: (310) 893-5195
sharon@hawxhurstllp.com

Profile
Sharon is an associate at the Firm, where she represents companies and individuals in a variety of commercial litigation, including employment, breach of contract, false advertising, unfair competition, fair credit reporting, and intellectual property disputes. Sharon’s primary practice area is in employment matters; she has successfully defended employers across a wide array of industries (e.g., manufacturing, staffing, entertainment, transportation, property management, restaurant, non-profit, healthcare, and financial services) in dozens of class, Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA), and single-plaintiff actions. She has obtained favorable results for clients in both state and federal courts and administrative agencies. Sharon also provides pre-litigation and labor and employment compliance counseling.

Sharon is recognized by Los Angeles magazine as a Southern California “Rising Star” (2017, 2018) and was elected by her peers as an elected officer of the Barristers Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, which has over 6,000 members.

Sharon is a proud “Double Bruin.” She earned her B.A. in economics with a minor in global studies and her J.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles.


Presentations

  • “Developments and Best Practices in Wage and Hour Litigation” – presented portion regarding calculating regular rate of pay after the California Supreme Court’s decision in Alvarado v. Dart Container Corp., 2018 Cal. LEXIS 1123 (Mar. 5, 2018).

Education
University of California, Los Angeles (J.D.)

University of California, Los Angeles (B.A.)