Janelle J. Sahouria

San Francisco

P 415-394-9400 F 415-394-9401


Janelle J. Sahouria


Janelle J. Sahouria is a principal in the San Francisco, California, office of Jackson Lewis P.C.

She represents employers in a broad array of employment matters, including wage and hour, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, whistleblower, unfair competition, and class actions. She also counsels clients on human resources policies and employee relations to prevent litigation. Janelle has experience handling all aspects of litigation including mediation, arbitration, trial, and appeals.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Janelle developed significant experience in complex litigation, in both federal and state jurisdictions and in arbitration, with a primary emphasis on unfair competition, trade secret misappropriation, securities, shareholder, professional negligence, and other class action and “big ticket” commercial matters.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Justice & Diversity Law Center, Board Member
  • Bar Association of San Francisco, Women Initiative Committee Member, President of the Barristers Club (2012)
  • UC Hastings Law Alumni Association Board of Governors

Published Works

  • “The Rise of the Private Surgeon General,” The Journal of the Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law Section of the State Bar of California, Vol. 19, No. 2 (Fall 2010) [Co-Author]
  • “Spain’s New Strict Limitations on Video Surveillance,” The Privacy Advisor, International Association of Privacy Professionals, Vol. 9, No. 4 (April 2009) [Co-Author]