Chelsea A. Tibbs


TEL: 916.978.4040


FAX: 916.978.4039


Chelsea Tibbs is Special Counsel in the Sacramento office and is a member of the Labor, Employment and Personnel and Students and Special Education practice groups. Chelsea is a bilingual attorney with extensive experience conducting workplace investigations for school districts, county offices of education and universities on a broad range of issues including harassment, discrimination, retaliation and bullying. She is experienced in navigating complex and sensitive investigations involving administrators, teachers, students and parents. Chelsea also has a background representing both public and private sector clients in a variety of employment and education law matters.

Prior to joining DWK, Chelsea worked as an associate at a firm where she provided legal counsel and litigation services regarding employee discipline, employee leave and wage-hour compliance. Chelsea is also a certified Title IX investigator. Before she practiced law, Chelsea spent two years teaching health education as a Peace Corps Volunteer in South America.


University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law (J.D.)
University of California, San Diego (B.A.)


State Bar of California

Memberships & Associations

Association of Workplace Investigators
Sacramento County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section
California Lawyers Association, Labor and Employment Law Section
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law Alumni Board of Directors

Practice Areas Labor, Employment and Personnel , Students and Special Education