Perspectiva General

Sarah J. Miley is an experienced litigator with a focus on complex wage and hour litigation, including class, collective and hybrid actions throughout the United States. Sarah also has significant experience litigating wage and hour claims in arbitration, including mass arbitration, and assisting clients with reviewing, drafting, and rolling out arbitration agreements. In addition to her wage and hour litigation practice, Sarah represents employers in a wide variety of employment issues, including restrictive covenant disputes, and discrimination, harassment and retaliation litigation.

Sarah regularly counsels employers on litigation avoidance and advises clients on issues related to:

  • Wage and hour compliance, including auditing payroll practices, and evaluating classification determinations
  • Conducting workplace investigations
  • Discipline and termination issues
  • Discrimination, harassment and retaliation
  • Employee handbooks, policies, and agreements, including arbitration and separation agreements

During law school, she served as the managing editor for the Pittsburgh Tax Review, was a member and coach of the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot team and president of the student bar association. Prior to attending law school, she worked at an international infrastructure development firm in Washington, D.C.

Afiliaciones Profesionales y Comunitarias

Board Member

Grow Pittsburgh

Member

Allegheny County Bar Association

Member

Women in the Law Division

Allegheny County Bar Association

Member

Labor & Employment Law Section

Allegheny County Bar Association

Member

Young Lawyers Division

Allegheny County Bar Association

Reconocimiento

Named, Ones to Watch

The Best Lawyers in America©

2021-2022

Named, Rising Star

Pennsylvania

Super Lawyers

2014, 2019-2021

Order of the Barristers

Recipient, Leadership and Community Service Awards

University of Pittsburgh School of Law

2012

Recipient, Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship

University of Pittsburgh School of Law

2011-2012

News, Analysis & Press

Pennsylvania Extends the Protections of Whistleblower Law to Private Employers that Receive Money from a Public Body

HRM UPdate

SMC Business Councils

August 2014

Federal Courts Continue to Dismantle the Validity of the Fluctuating Workweek Under Pennsylvania Law

HRM UPdate

SMC Business Councils

August 2014

Weight And See: Obesity As A Disability Under The ADAAA

HRM UPdate

SMC Business Councils

March 2013

New Pennsylvania Child Labor Act Provides Clarity for Employers

HRM UPdate

SMC Business Councils

January 2013

Speaking Engagements

The Hottest Labor and Employment Developments of 2015

Pittsburgh, PA

November 4, 2015

Educación

  • J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 2012
  • B.A., University of Florida, 2007cum laude

Admisión de la barra

Pennsylvania

Cortes

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania