Sarah Simmons advises and represents employers in a range of labor and employment matters. She has represented clients in district, civil and federal courts, as well as state agencies.

Before joining Littler, Sarah was an associate at a Detroit law firm, where she worked with clients on employment, probate, civil litigation and transactional matters. She also served as a clerk to the Honorable Justice Marilyn Kelly on the Michigan Supreme Court. 

During law school, Sarah was a senior member of the school’s Law Review. Before beginning her legal practice, she spent 10 years working in the automotive industry.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Chair Elect, New Lawyers Committee

Oakland County Bar Association

Member, Inn of Court

Detroit Metro Bar Association


Women Lawyers Association of Michigan, Wayne County

Member, Alumni Board

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law


Dean's Honor Society

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law

Golden Key National Honor Society

Michigan State University


  • J.D., University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, 2010magna cum laude
  • B.S., Michigan State University, 2000

Bar Admission



  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. Tax Court