Dalia Z. Khatib

Sacramento Office
(916) 361-0991, ext 1108
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Favorite Team: The Warriors

If I Wasn't A Lawyer, I'd Be: A Writer

In My Spare Time: I enjoy cooking and reading.

What Do Love About CA? The abundant nature, especially in Northern California.

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About Dalia

Dalia Khatib is an Associate in the Sacramento office.  Her practice focuses on assisting employers with a broad range of workplace issues.

In particular, Khatib has experience in strategizing and conducting discovery, including deposing plaintiffs, drafting deposition outlines, preparing witnesses for depositions, and propounding and responding to various forms of written discovery.  She has negotiated with opposing counsel to avoid litigation and reach a successful resolution of the matter.  She has defended employers against administrative law charges, including drafting position statements to the Department of Fair Employment and Housing and the National Labor Relations Board.  

In addition, Khatib has experience defending companies of all sizes against class action claims of alleged wage and hour violations and Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) actions. 

Khatib combines her legal experience with her business experience in establishing a marketing agency, to provide advice and counseling to employers on matters related to employees, such as termination, leaves of absence, wage and hour, and compliance with various state regulations.

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University of California, Davis School of Law, J.D., 2018

California State University at Northridge, B.A., summa cum laude, 2015


"The Explosion of ChatGPT & Artificial Intelligence: Top Tips for California Employers," Co-Presenter, CDF Webinar Series, June 2023

"Top Tips for California Employers to Prepare for the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) Effective January 1, 2023," Panelist, CDF Webinar Series, October 2022

"New California Laws and Developments the Hotel Industry Should Know," Co-Presenter, Sacramento Hotel Association, March 2021

Professional Affiliations/Leadership/Awards

Listed, Best Lawyers® "Ones to Watch" - Litigation (Labor and Employment), and Labor and Employment Law (Management), Sacramento, CA, 2024

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  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee, 2021 - Present

Blog Entries

Governor Newsom Signs New Executive Order to Guide California’s Regulation of Artificial Intelligence 

September 12, 2023

Cal Chamber Wins Breathing Room For Employers To Comply with CPRA’s Regulations

July 3, 2023

Final CPRA Regulations Approved and Lawsuit Filed to Enjoin Enforcement

April 6, 2023

Counting Down to 2023: CPRA Template Available

November 18, 2022

A New California Bill Will Protect Employee’s Ability to Use Marijuana Off-the-Clock

August 25, 2022

Federal Regulations Trump California’s Meal and Rest Break Rules For Short Haul Drivers Too

January 26, 2022

The Challenges and Risks When Private Employers Regulate Employees’ Off-Duty Conduct in California

August 13, 2020


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