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Sarah M. Ayad

Sarah M. Ayad

Associate| Orange County


Sarah Ayad’s practice focuses on defending manufacturers and distributors in product liability cases involving automotive products.

  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law (J.D., 2016)
    • CALI Awards for Highest Grade in Negotiations, Trial Advocacy I, Japanese Legal System, and Employment Law Clinic
    • Senior Technology Editor, Hastings Business Law Journal (2015-2016)
    • Staff Editor, Hastings Communications and Entertainment Law Journal (2014-2015)
    • Evidence Teaching Assistant (2015)
    • Legal Writing and Research Teaching Assistant (2014)
    • Remedies Research Assistant (2014)
  • University of Southern California (B.A., Political Science, cum laude, 2012)
    • Minor in Law and Society
    • Blackstonians Pre-Law Honor Society
    • Staff Writer, Neon Tommy: Annenberg Digital News
    • USC Mock Trial Team
  • Orange County Coalition for Diversity in the Law, Member Representative
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Orange County Women Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association: Section of Litigation – Judicial Intern Opportunity Program, Alumni Mentor
  • San Francisco District Attorney's Office, Volunteer (2015)
  • Homeless Legal Services (2015)
  • Elder Abuse Clinic (2015)
  • IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (2014)
  • Public Counsel Cares (2012)
  • Homeboy Industries (2012)
  • Los Angeles County Public Defender's Office, Law Clerk (2016)
  • UC Hastings–Employment Clinic, Certified Law Student (2016)
  • The Miller Law Firm, Law Clerk (2015)
  • Quest Diagnostics, Intellectual Property Legal Intern (2015)
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, Judicial Extern to Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler (2014)
  • Consumers' Law Group, Case Manager/Intern (2011-2013)
  • California
  • Supreme Court of California
  • United States District Court, Central District of California
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of California
  • United States District Court, Northern District of California
  • United States District Court, Southern District of California