Sara Edelstein


Sara Edelstein


(650) 623-1421

Silicon Valley Office

100 Marine Parkway

Suite 300

Redwood Shores, CA 94065


J.D., Yale Law School (2010)

B.A., Sociology & Anthropology, Swarthmore College (2004)


The Honorable Rosemary S. Pooler

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit



U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

U.S. Court of Appeals for the First and Ninth Circuits

Sara Edelstein is an associate with a focus on complex commercial and intellectual property litigation. Prior to joining the firm, Sara clerked for the Honorable Rosemary S. Pooler in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and was a Yale Law School Public Interest Fellow at the Santa Clara County Office of the Public Defender. 

As a law student, Sara was a member of the Worker & Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic and the Complex Federal Litigation Clinic, as well as the Yale Human Rights and International Development Journal. In recognition for her clinical work, Sara was awarded the Charles G. Albom Prize for excellence in appellate advocacy in a law school clinical program.

Representative matters

  • Arconic (f/k/a Alcoa). Trade secret dispute pending in the Northern District of Georgia involving aluminum aerospace parts.

  • Alcoa. Member of team that secured a win in a several hundred million-dollar dispute against the state of North Carolina concerning ownership rights to a 45-mile stretch of riverbed and four hydroelectric dams under federal navigability doctrine and associated constitutional principles.

  • Merial. Member of team that won a preliminary injunction in a false advertising dispute concerning claims about active ingredient of a leading flea treatment for pets