Sarah Wieselthier is an of counsel in the firm’s New Jersey office. She is an experienced employment litigation attorney who has handled and successfully resolved dozens of cases in New Jersey and New York state and federal courts and administrative agencies. Sarah is known for taking a thoughtful and strategic approach to handling litigation and counseling matters.
Sarah has extensive experience counseling some of the most high-profile employers involving litigation and compliance issues on a wide array of labor and employment–related matters, including discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, retaliation, equal pay, wage and hour claims, and class and collective actions. Her clients do business in a variety of industries (healthcare, financial, telecommunications, utilities, retail, insurance groups, staffing, PEOs, among others) where she advises and counsels them on policies and handbooks, wage and hour compliance, discipline, termination, investigations, and other related issues.
With her knowledge of the complex New Jersey, New York, and federal employment laws combined with her vast experience, Sarah vigorously advocates for the rights of her clients after defining the client’s interests and mapping a strategy for a successful outcome. She is a frequent presenter on breaking legal updates and issues involving pay equity, wage and hour, and class action claims, both locally and nationally.
Before joining Fisher Phillips, Sarah was in private practice with a law firm representing public school districts in education and labor and employment matters. Sarah also served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Rachel N. Davidson and the Honorable Edith K. Payne in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Essex County, Civil Division.
Sarah graduated from the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, magna cum laude. While in law school, Sarah served as an Articles Editor for the Hofstra Law Review.