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Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

1701 MARKET STREET, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19103-2921, USA
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Sarah Bouchard

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Work +215 963 5077
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Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Work Department

Labor & Employment.

Position

Sarah E. Bouchard is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Labor and Employment Practice and a co-leader of the Sarbanes-Oxley subpractice. Ms. Bouchard has litigated employment and benefits issues in state and federal courts, and has provided representation and advice on wrongful discharge, employment contracts, sexual harassment, discrimination, whistleblower/Sarbanes-Oxley actions, severance agreements, noncompetition and trade secret protections, reductions in force, and a variety of other employment matters. Ms. Bouchard is a seasoned litigator and has led the defense of nationwide class and collective actions for some of the firm's largest and most sophisticated clients, particularly in the areas of financial services, healthcare, and retail. She has handled sensitive Sarbanes-Oxley-related litigation at all levels of the administrative and federal process, and she speaks extensively on Sarbanes-Oxley issues. She has also handled complex noncompetition and trade secret litigations. Ms. Bouchard is listed in Chambers as one of America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2008–2014). Ms. Bouchard also routinely advises employers, conducts training, as well as conducts internal audits on many areas of labor and employment law, including sexual harassment; employee leave rights; wage and hour compliance; and litigation avoidance. For more information, view Ms. Bouchard’s biography at www.morganlewis.com/bios/sbouchard.

Education

Villanova University School of Law, 1995, J.D.; Pennsylvania State University, 1992, B.A.


United States: Labor and employment

Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions): defense

Within: Leading lawyers

Sarah Bouchard - Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Within: Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions): defense

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 'provides top-notch advice' and is appreciated for providing 'work quality at the highest level and having an excellent client service reputation'. It is capable of handling the full range of labor and employment matters on a national and international level. Washington DC-based Grace Speights, who is well versed in employment discrimination claims, leads the 'efficient and competent' group. Anne Marie Estevez in Miami represents Uber in a series of ADA accessibility litigation cases regarding the client's alleged failure to provide wheelchair accessible vehicles and alleged denial of service animals. Thomas Hurka in Chicago and Robert Jon Hendricks in San Francisco successfully handled various matters for Boeing. Davis McManus, who splits his time between New York and Boston, 'is the lawyer you want when stakes are high'. Michael Banks, Joseph Costello, Sarah Bouchard, Steven Wall and Michael Burkhardt are noted individuals in Philadelphia. Paulo McKeeby in Dallas 'brings value and trusted guidance' and Stephanie Sweitzer in Chicago is praised for 'her persistent engagement and leadership in managing cases, which is tremendously valuable'. Orange County-based Barbara Miller's 'wage-and-hour class action knowledge is impressive'. Houston's Ethel Johnson 'gets to the core of the issue quickly and efficiently while being the utmost professional'. Recommended practitioners are also Samuel Shaulson and Ira Rosenstein in New York, Lincoln Bisbee in Washington DC and Debra Fischer in Los Angeles. The team had several partner promotions in October 2018, including Jocelyn Cuttino in Washington DC.

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