Sarah Odia is a litigator and business advisor focused on helping her clients identify and develop creative legal solutions. She has a reputation of being an efficient, ethical, and effective advocate for her clients. She serves as chair of the firm’s Las Vegas office.
Sarah has successfully litigated a broad range of high-exposure legal disputes for many diverse business clients, including all types of employment disputes, insurance recoveries, product liability claims, contract disputes, and premises liability claims. She employs strategic thinking to obtain positive outcomes for her clients.
She represents employers in state and federal courts in a range of labor and employment law matters, including claims for wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wage-and-hour violations.
She also represents several national corporations in complex insurance coverage disputes and is often able to recover 100 percent of the insurance proceeds owed to her clients during pre-litigation settlement negations or early in litigation. She has litigated and won many insurance coverage disputes of first impression in Nevada courts. The diverse range of businesses Sarah works for regularly look to her for her ability to quickly identify the strengths and weaknesses of a case and efficiently deliver a positive outcome.
Sarah has appellate experience in the Nevada Supreme Court as well as the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. She has successfully appealed several cases and has played a significant role in recently changing Nevada law on arbitration.
Sarah is very involved in non-profit work and is very active in the Las Vegas community. She is on the Board of Directors of the Junior League of Las Vegas, an organization of women promoting volunteerism and developing the potential of women in the community. She is also an advisor to the Board of Directors for Nevada Housing And Neighborhood Development (Nevada HAND), an organization that improves the lives of low-income individuals by providing affordable housing solutions and supportive services. She also volunteers her time serving as a pro bono attorney for the Legal Aid of Southern Nevada’s Children’s Attorney Project (CAP), providing counsel, advice, and legal representation to abused and neglected children who are in foster care placement.