Sarah focuses her litigation practice in the areas of labor and employment defense as well as business and commercial litigation. Sarah has represented a wide variety of clients including financial institutions, insurance brokerage firms, healthcare facilities, utility companies and individuals in federal and state court as well as in arbitration proceedings. Sarah regularly represents employers in matters involving, for example, claims of employment discrimination, harassment and retaliation, wrongful discharge, breach of contract and fiduciary duty, defamation, misappropriation of trade secret, and the prosecution of non-compete agreements. Sarah regularly defends employers before administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities. Additionally, she provides practical advice on ways to minimize the risk of litigation and respond to issues as they arise in the workplace.
Sarah frequently presents on current labor and employment law matters and trends. She conducts management training for clients on a broad spectrum of topics including harassment prevention, performance management, leaves of absence, accommodating employees with disabilities, and wage and hour compliance.
Sarah is also Co-leader of the firm’s Women@Carmody group.