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Sean Tamio Tamura-Sato

Employment and labor Attorney at San Francisco, CA

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About Sean

Learn Sean’s areas of practice.

Lawyer representing clients in complex business  disputes, with an emphasis on employment law, business torts, breach of contract, and class actions.  Successfully tried cases as first chair in federal court and before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.  

Advises entrepreneurs, executives, startup founders, and investors in matters involving employment contracts, executive compensation, shareholder & partnership disputes, trade secrets, media & technology, severance agreements, and strategic business decisions.

Substantial experience representing low-wage and immigrant workers in individual and collective actions to combat worker exploitation and wage theft.

Sean also litigates antitrust and consumer class actions on behalf of clients in high-stakes matters across the country.

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Licensed for 15 years
State CA
Status Active
Acquired 2007
Updated 09/14/2022
State HI
Status Inactive
Acquired 2008
Updated 11/22/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Minami Tamaki LLP
360 Post St Fl 8
San Francisco, CA, 94108-4911


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Posted by Zoe | October 8, 2018
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Very Reliable and Responsible Lawyer
After I posted my question, Sean Lawyer responded me with the clue of very clear and focused target. I followed him up for further question, he quickly answered. He is the best, a very reliable and Responsible lawyer.


  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
Payment methods
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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Minami Tamaki LLP
  • 2017 - Present
  • Associate
  • Minami Tamaki LLP
  • 2007 - 2016


  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2007
  • Cornell University
  • B.S.,
  • 2004
  • Punahou School
  • High School
  • 2000

Legal Cases

  • In re TFT-LCD (Flat Panel) Antitrust Litigation
  • Mowdy v. Beneto/KAG West


  • Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area
  • Board of Directors
  • 2017 - Present
  • Bar Association of San Francisco
  • N/A

Languages Spoken

  • English


  • 500 Leading Plaintiff Employment Lawyers
  • Lawdragon
  • 2018
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2018
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2016
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Speaking Engagements

  • Legally Asian
  • Private Practice Panel
  • 2016

Attorney endorsements

Received (2)
Given (0)
Litigation Attorney | Nov 22
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Although relatively new to Avvo, the answers of Mr. Tamura-Sato are consistently accurate, analytic and customized to the needs of the Avvo askers. These are exactly the qualities that every client would look for when hiring an attorney."
Employment and labor Attorney | Oct 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Bright high energy attorney who knows his stuff re employment and other areas of law who can tackle high stakes issues with ease- Sean Tamio Tamura-Sato is a lawyer I endorse with confidence."
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