How Sara Helps Clients
Sara’s practice involves both proactive counseling and defense of employment-related actions in state courts, federal courts and in administrative forums. Sara has experience in various employment matters including wage and hour, discrimination, harassment, hostile work environment and wrongful discharge. Her practice has involved drafting PHRC and EEOC position statements and successfully negotiating settlements on behalf of employers.
In addition, Sara counsels clients regarding enforcement of employer policies, hiring (job applications, job interviewing, background checks), employee discipline, independent contractor status, FLSA exempt/non-exempt classification, ADA reasonable accommodations, absenteeism, wage and hour, non-compete agreements and general best practices. She has also drafted and assisted in drafting employee handbooks, litigation settlement agreements, independent contractor agreements, last chance agreements and confidentiality agreements.
Sara was recognized by Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch in 2024 in the area of Labor and Employment Law – Management. She has also been named to the Pennsylvania Rising Stars® list since 2022.
What Clients Can Expect
Sara prides herself on her personal approach to client representation. She provides clients with clear, practical guidance to understand their goals and work toward creative solutions. Clients appreciate her commitment to exemplary counseling and advocacy.
Outside the Office
Originally from Maryland, Sara relocated to Pennsylvania to attend Gettysburg College and Penn State Dickinson Law. Sara enjoys reading, baking and traveling.
Penn State Dickinson School of Law, J.D., 2015
Gettysburg College, B.A., 2012, Psychology
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
- U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
Federal Bar Association, Middle District of Pennsylvania Chapter, Co-Chair, Young Lawyers Division, 2017-present
Federal Bar Association, Middle District of Pennsylvania Chapter, Member, Events Committee, 2017 – present
Federal Bar Association, Middle District of Pennsylvania Chapter, Treasurer, 2022 – present
Dauphin County Bar Association, Member, 2016-present
Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet Gala Committee, 2016
Harrisburg Young Professionals, Member, 2016-present
ASPCA, volunteer, 2008-2009, 2011
Humane Society of Harford County, volunteer, 2010
Nico’s Outing, volunteer, 2010