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Sarah A. McCracken

Associate

Sarah McCracken is an associate attorney whose practice focuses on complex litigation in federal and state courts, including employment and consumer class actions.

Before joining Schneider Wallace Cottrell Konecky LLP, Sarah was a Senior Staff Attorney at Centro Legal de la Raza. There, she represented low-income Alameda County tenants, primarily in eviction cases. She also assisted with various local policy campaigns to strengthen tenants’ rights ordinances. She was particularly instrumental in strengthening ordinances in Hayward and Alameda. Numerous news outlets, including the Guardian, have covered Sarah’s work with Centro Legal de la Raza. Before practicing tenants’ rights law, Sarah clerked for a magistrate judge in the District of Nevada.

Sarah graduated magna cum laude from UC Hastings College of the Law in 2016 and earned her bachelor’s degree from UC San Diego. During law school, Sarah was active in immigrants’ rights issues, received an award for public service, and co-founded a women’s organization on campus. She also externed in the Northern District of California for the Honorable Jon S. Tigar and served on the Hastings Law Journal. She is fluent in Spanish.

Education

  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D. (2016)
    • Graduated magna cum laude
  • University of California, San Diego, B.A.

Professional Affiliations

  • State Bar of California
  • California Employment Lawyers Association

Admitted to Practice

  • California
  • United States District Court for the Central District of California
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of California