As an experienced business advisor and litigator, Sarah works with business owners to implement policies and practices that keep their businesses running smoothly, helps them avoid expensive legal battles, and fights for them when litigation arises. Sarah focuses her practice on providing her clients with general business advice, drafting and analyzing employment documents ranging from employment agreements and severance agreements to employee handbooks, and litigating all aspects of general civil and commercial disputes.
As an accomplished labor and employment attorney and Department Chair, Mr. Berger provides business counsel to employers on employee matters. He is well-versed in litigating in both state and federal courts. Russell Berger is the trusted legal counsel every business owner needs to feel confident in their decision-making and secure with their assets. As a Practice Group Director at Offit Kurman, Mr. Berger has direct experience managing other managers, which he draws from in advising his clients. He is a pragmatic problem-solver that works efficiently and tirelessly to present his clients the best possible solutions to their most complicated issues. He represents employers, businesses, and professionals in employment disputes across the nation.
OK at Work, led by Offit Kurman Labor and Employment attorneys, Sarah Sawyer and Russell Berger, is a weekly video series that discusses employment law current events and trending topics happening in Maryland news. From COVID-19 policies to inclement weather to vaccines at work (and so much more), watch below to stay up-to-date on what's going on in Maryland and how it might impact you and your business.
OK at Work: Authorized Wage Deductions
OK at Work: Medical and Parental Leave
OK at Work: Succession Planning
OK at Work: Your Business' Legal Strategy
OK at Work: Biden’s Instruction for an OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard
OK at Work: Employers’ Responsibilities Under Workers Compensation, the FMLA and ADA