September 20, 2021

Volume XI, Number 263

Osaama Saifi

Osaama Saifi is an Associate in the Orange County, California, office of Jackson Lewis P.C.  His practice focuses on representing employers in wage and hour matters, as well as preventive advice and counseling.

Mr. Saifi is an experienced litigator who has tried multiple jury trials and defended employers and company executives in litigation related to meal periods, rest periods, overtime, and derivative wage and hour claims. Mr. Saifi’s practice is specifically focused on defending employers in wage and hour class actions and claims brought under California’s Private Attorneys General Act.  Mr. Saifi also defends employers from discrimination and harassment claims brought under California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act and Title VI under Federal law. 

He handles all client matters related to labor and employment law, including providing advice on personnel policies, employee handbooks, employee termination decisions, and wage and hour issues. Mr. Saifi has experience defending clients in claims brought by the EEOC, DFEH, OSHA, DLSE, and NLRB investigations, including onsite investigations and interview with employees.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Mr. Saifi defended agricultural employers and grower and shipper industries in navigating complicated Wage Order 13 & 14 issues. Mr. Saifi also served as a Deputy District Attorney in Northern California, in which he prosecuted over 800 cases.

While in law school, Mr. Saifi worked as a Clinical Student at both the Loyola Immigrant Justice Clinic and the Loyola International Human Rights Clinic. He also served on Loyola Law School’s Scott Moot Court Honors Board as a National Team Oralist and was a finalist in the 2014 Scott Moot Court Competition.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Ahmadiyya Muslim Lawyers Association USA, General Secretary 


  • Class Actions and Complex Litigation


Articles in the National Law Review database by Osaama Saifi