Overview

Sarah J. Miley advises and represents employers in a wide variety of employment issues, including wage and hour disputes; discrimination, harassment and retaliation litigation; and restrictive covenants.

Sarah has represented management in all phases of employment litigation proceedings before state and federal administrative agencies, state and federal courts, and arbitral tribunals. She represents employers in wage and hour litigation, with an emphasis on class, collective and hybrid actions. Additionally, she counsels employers on litigation avoidance and frequently advises them on discipline, termination, and compliance issues; drafting handbooks; and best workplace practices.

Before joining Littler, Sarah was an associate in the labor and employment practice of a large regional law firm. 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. She was honored at the University of Pittsburgh Honors Convocation for being designated an outstanding student for the Class of 2012 by the University-at-large. Prior to attending law school, she worked at an international infrastructure development firm in Washington, D.C.

Professional & Community Affiliations

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

Recognition

Named, Rising Star

Pennsylvania

Super Lawyers

2014, 2019

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

Education

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

Bar Admission

Pennsylvania

Courts

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