Sally Mitchell has been practicing law since 1982, specializing in employment law cases since 1985. She was raised on the San Francisco Peninsula and attended Foothill and Canada Colleges and Golden Gate University before graduating from San Mateo Law School and passing the California bar in 1980.
Sally served 16 years on the San Carlos City Council, including four terms as mayor. Her public service includes 15 years as a fire commissioner, emergency services council member, San Mateo County Criminal Justice Councilmember, co-chair of the San Mateo County Blue Ribbon Commission on Homelessness, magistrate for the California State Bar and member of the Commission on Judicial Ethics and judicial arbitrator for the County of San Mateo.
Sally has handled hundreds of plaintiff’s sexual harassment, discrimination, wrongful termination and police brutality cases and negotiated countless severance packages for corporate executives and city managers throughout the State.
She has spoken at dozens of conferences and seminars about sexual harassment, discrimination and wrongful termination.
In her spare time, Sally enjoys hiking, gardening, working out, horseback riding and volunteering for dog rescue and other charities in Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area.