Sarah serves as a trusted advisor to her clients, offering proactive, strategic, business-minded employment counsel. Representing companies and management exclusively, she works with a diverse range of manufacturing, logistics, government, financial, pharmaceutical, and higher education clients of all sizes.
Sarah’s strategic, client-focused practice includes:
- Litigation involving discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims, non-compete enforcement and defense, employee leave disputes, wage-and-hour claims, and defamation lawsuits
- Counseling on employment issues related to wrongful termination, hiring, evaluation, and discipline of employees, non-competes, wage claims, employee handbooks, privacy, sexual harassment, reductions-in-force, breach of contract, tortious interference, and investigations
- Training of supervisors, employees, and top-level management
Sarah’s experience spans state and federal laws impacting the workplace, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment, the Fair Labor Standards Act, and a variety of other laws.
Her litigation practice includes defending companies in state and federal litigation, as well as before administrative agencies including, but not limited to, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Illinois Department of Human Rights, and the Illinois Department of Labor.