Savelle Jefferson represents clients in various aspects of employment litigation, including wage and hour class actions and single-plaintiff lawsuits involving claims of harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and wrongful termination.
While attending law school, Savelle served as managing editor of the Berkeley Law Journal of Entertainment and Sports Law, co-president of the Coalition for Diversity, and vice president of Student Government. Additionally, Savelle was previously a judicial extern to Judge Zia Faruqui of the US District Court for the District of Columbia and a summer associate for Morgan Lewis.
University of California, Berkeley School of Law, 2021, J.D., Public Interest and Social Justice Certificate
University of California, Davis, 2016, B.A., Political Science & Sociology of Law
US District Court for the Northern District of California
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Association of Business Trial Lawyers
Recipient, Black Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles Foundation Scholarship (2021)
Recipient, Charles Houston Bar Association Scholarship (2019)
Recipient, Thelton E. Henderson Center for Social Justice Scholarship (2018)
Recipient, Allen E. Broussard Phoenix Scholarship (2018)