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July 30, 2018Press Release

Michael Best’s Sarah Flotte Recognized By Crain's As Notable Women Lawyer

CHICAGO, IL (July 30, 2018) – Michael Best is pleased to announce Sarah E. Flotte has been named as one of the 2018 “Chicago’s Notable Women Lawyers” by Crain’s Custom Media. The list celebrates women lawyers from across the Chicago area who have demonstrated professional distinction, involvement in their community, and a commitment to mentoring other women lawyers.

“Sarah is an integral part of the employment group as well as the Chicago office,” said Kerryann Haase Minton, Managing Partner of the firm’s Chicago office. “Her combined knowledge, leadership and likeability sets her apart from others, and we’re fortunate to have her on our team.”

Flotte is a partner in the firm’s Labor & Employment Practice Group. Representing companies and management exclusively, Flotte provides strategic employment counsel and litigation defense for a diverse group of clients, including manufacturing, logistics, government, financial, pharmaceutical, and higher education clients.  She also serves as the Co-Chair of the Higher Education Industry Group, which services over 80 colleges and universities across the U.S.

Flotte is a frequent and trusted business advisor to companies facing issues raised by the #MeToo and TIME’S UP movements. She has helped clients reframe these issues as opportunities to re-define corporate culture and improve employee recruiting, retention and engagement.

As the former President of the Make-A-Wish Illinois Associate Board, Flotte continuously demonstrates her commitment to the greater Chicago community. Flotte also serves as a mentor to a number of the firm’s junior attorneys, and has been recognized as one of Super Lawyers magazine’s “Illinois Rising Stars” and “Top Women Attorneys in Illinois.”

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