Before joining Faegre Drinker, Sarah served as special counsel and labor relations at the NLRB. In that capacity, she advised agency leadership on internal employment, labor relations and compliance matters.
Prior to her time at the NLRB, she served as a general attorney in the Office of the Solicitor at the Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA). At the FLRA, she served as a both in-house counsel and as a member of the appellate litigation team, representing the agency in federal court.
Sarah also served as an appellate attorney in the Office of the General Counsel in the Department of Veterans Affairs. There, she defended the agency’s regulatory adjudications in federal court in hundreds of cases addressing all aspects veterans benefits available under Title 38.
Outside of work Sarah is an avid runner and gardener.
Not admitted to practice in D.C.
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
Washington Supreme Court
U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
William & Mary School of Law
J.D. Journal of Women and the Law (staff member) (2016)
Western Washington University
B.A. in Economics and French (2009)
Insights & Events
- National Labor Relations Board: Severance Pay Cannot Include Condition to Waive Rights Under National Labor Relations Act
Republished in Employee Benefit Plan Review, Vol. 77, No. 4, May 2023
Firm Blog Contributions
- CPRinsights – A blog providing practical insights on legal trends affecting retailers and consumer product manufacturers and distributors
- LaborSphere – a resource providing coverage and insights on breaking cases, recently enacted legislation and a broad range of labor issues
Leadership & Community
- Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims Bar Association – Board of Governors (2019-2022)