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.