Elisa W. Ungerman

Elisa W. Ungerman

Wrongful Termination Lawyer

Sacramento, CA





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About Me

I began practicing law in the defense of employers and their insurance companies. While it was a secure job, there was not much job satisfaction.  In 2004, I won a multi-million dollar jury verdict for a former employee of a large tech company who was terminated because she was pregnant and took pregnancy leave.  I learned that the job satisfaction came from helping people help themselves, and...

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Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Contingent (40%), Hourly ($300-$350/hour), Retainer (Always)

Client Reviews

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Outstanding Attorney Representation for Wrongful Termination

Posted by: Fred about 1 month ago.

Attorney Elisa Ungerman provided outstanding legal counsel for my case of wrongful termination. My former company gave me an unfavorable release...


Posted by: a Employment client 3 months ago.

Elisa took over my case at a critical moment when my original attorney had to retire for health reasons. In the end I wish I had hired Elisa in the...
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Joseph Wayne Rose
Joseph Rose

Gold River, CA

6 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse Elisa. A talented and strong advocate for her clients.
Mary Shea Hagebols
Mary Shea Hagebols

Oakland, CA

6 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer. I am continually impressed by Elisa's incredible talent and results. She is a real expert in her field.
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1990 License Status: Active for the state of California.
Last updated by Avvo: 06/17/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2005 – present

Ungerman Law Firm


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1990 JD - Juris Doctor - cum laude in Law

University of Puget Sound School of Law


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2004 BV Rating



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2005- present Member

California Employment Lawyers Association

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Speaking Engagements

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2005 The Ins and Outs of FMLA/CFRA Leave

at Lorman Seminar on FMLA leave

2004 The Ins and Outs of FMLA/CFRA Leave

at Lohrman Seminar on FMLA Leave

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