Sarah Sawyer is a labor and employment attorney with a focus on commercial, business, and employment litigation. Ms. Sawyer allows business owners to focus on growing their business by anticipating, identifying, and avoiding legal landmines. As an experienced business advisor, she works with her clients to come up with solutions to their greatest legal questions and concerns. She counsels her clients to implement better policies and practices upfront to ensure they will not face expensive and prolonged legal battles. Ms. Sawyer also advises her clients on how to comply with federal regulations, such as wage and discrimination laws, and withstand litigation when it does arise.
I help clients focus on growing their business by anticipating, identifying and knocking down legal roadblocks that could stand between clients and their success.
— Sarah Sawyer
Ms. Sawyer received her B.S. in Legal Studies from Stevenson University where she was awarded the University’s highest honor, the Stevenson University Pin. She was a member of multiple boards including the University Hearing Board, Alumni Giving Board, and was the first student member of the Legal Studies Advisory Board. Ms. Sawyer received her J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law where she served as a board member on the Student Bar Association and competed nationally as a member of the Thomas Tang National Moot Court Team.
While studying at the University of Baltimore, Ms. Sawyer became a full-time law clerk at the Baltimore County State’s Attorney’s Office and continued her studies at night. During her time as a law clerk, she worked on wiretap and murder cases while familiarizing herself with judges, the courthouse, and the prosecutor’s office.
Once she completed her studies, Ms. Sawyer was sworn in as an Assistant State’s Attorney. As a prosecutor, she successfully litigated misdemeanor and felony cases ranging from driving under the influence to attempted murder. Through her successful prosecution of thousands of cases, Ms. Sawyer acquired vital litigation skills and came to know the inner workings of the District and Circuit Courts by litigating cases in front of both judges and juries.
Prior to law school, Ms. Sawyer interned with State Senator Bobby Zirkin, State Delegate Dan Morhaim and was an aid and campaign manager to Councilwoman Vicki Almond.
POINTS OF DISTINCTION
In January 2018, Ms. Sawyer was featured on the cover of the Daily Record for her interview in the article, Employment attorneys prepare clients for paid sick leave law.
It started in 2015 with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) taking the position that discrimination against an individual because…