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Prior to joining the firm, Sarah practiced public-sector union-side labor law and individual employment law at Cline & Casillas in Seattle, Washington. There, she handled Unfair Labor Practice cases for unions across Washington State before the Public Employment Relations Commission ("PERC") and represented unions at grievance arbitrations. She also successfully defended unions against Duty of Fair Representation claims from prior members. Sarah also represented individual plaintiffs in suits against former employers in state and federal court.

Sarah earned her J.D. from the University of Washington School of Law, where she graduated in the top 5% of her class.  During law school, Sarah was involved with the Law Women's Caucus and the Street Law clinic. She interned with the Unemployment Law Project and in the Yakima County Prosecuting Attorney's Office.  After earning her J.D., Sarah clerked for Justice Winfree of the Alaska Supreme Court.

Sarah E. Derry

Senior Associate

tel - 206-285-2828 x6021

18 West Mercer Street
Suite 400
Seattle, WA 98119

Practice Emphasis
Union Litigation 
Advising Unions 
Wage & Hour Lawsuits 
Employment Discrimination
Campaign Finance

Washington State Bar
U.S. District Court, W.D. Washington
U.S. District Court, E.D. Washington
U.S. Supreme Court

J.D., University of Washington School of Law
B.A., Economics, Scripps College, summa cum laude

Professional & Civic Engagement
2018-2019 Chair, WSBA Civil Rights Section Executive Committee (2017-2018 Chair-Elect)
Member, WSBA Labor & Employment Law Section Executive Committee
Member, Washington Employment Lawyers Association
Board Member, Dunn Gardens