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Sara L. Pettinger

Sara L. Pettinger, Partner

Practice Concentration

Ms. Pettinger focuses her practice on the defense of companies in employment discrimination lawsuits and provides general employment counseling.


Profile

Sara L. Pettinger's practice primarily includes defense of management in all aspects of labor and employment law, including employment discrimination litigation, employment agreements and employment termination issues, in federal court, state court, appellate court and before administrative agencies. Her litigation experience also encompasses commercial matters, including business torts litigation and contractual disputes. Ms. Pettinger is an active speaker and presenter and has participated in seminars on harassment in the workplace, employee handbooks, class action lawsuits, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, wrongful termination and other employment-related topics.


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Education

  • University of Chicago, B.A.
  • DePaul University, J.D.

Admissions/Memberships

Bar Admissions
  • Illinois (1990)
Court Admissions
  • All state and federal courts in Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh, Eighth, and Eleventh Circuits
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