Sharlene Koonce is an associate in the firm’s San Diego office. Her practice includes representing employers in all areas of labor and employment law.
During law school, she was Chair of the Moot Court Honors Board, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Juvenile Law and Policy and Editor for the Business Law Journal. While in law school, she also clerked at a prominent Sacramento law firm where she researched issues in employment and labor law. She also served as a certified law clerk for the Sacramento District Attorney’s Office where she made frequent courtroom appearances.
Prior to law school, Sharlene served in the United States Air Force both as a police officer and paralegal. She has served two tours to Iraq and one tour to Africa. She is currently the Law Office Superintendent for the 349th Air Mobility Wing at Travis Air Force Base.
Honors & Leadership
Member, Contra Costa Bar Association (Appellate, Employment, Women's and Barristers)
Seminars & Speaking Engagements
Nor Cal SHRM Legal Update
Conducting Internal Investigations – What To Do When Employees Don’t Play Nice in the Sandbox
- University of California at Davis School of LawJ.D. 2017
- American Military UniversityB.S. 2014, cum laude
- U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California