Sara G. Sanfilippo

Associate || Tampa

Sara focuses her practice on defending labor and employment law matters involving wage and hour claims, discrimination, harassment and wrongful discharge in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies. She also advises and counsels employers on best practices and policies.

Sara received her B.A., cum laude, from the University of Florida in 2011, after completing her studies in three years. She received her J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Florida, Levin College of Law in 2014, where she graduated in the top three percent of her class and was elected to the Order of the Coif. Sara served as Articles Editor for the Florida Law Review and received book awards in Legal Drafting, Appellate Advocacy, and Professional Responsibility.

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Education

  • J.D., magna cum laude, University of Florida Levin College of Law, 2014
  • B.A., cum laude, University of Florida, 2011

Admittance to Practice

  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle, Northern and Southern Districts of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan

Professional Activities

  • American Bar Association (Labor & Employment Section)
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association (Leadership Institute, Class of 2015-2016) (Labor & Employment Section)
  • Florida Bar Association
  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Tampa, Florida Chapter

Speeches

  • Ogletree Deakins Seminar - "Advanced Terminations: Firing Without Fear" - Tampa - October 30, 2018
  • Suncoast HR - "2017 Legislative Update" - St. Petersburg - October 11, 2017
  • Florida Super Lawyers Rising Star (2019)
  • Florida Trend’s Legal Elite Up & Comer (2018)
  • Order of the Coif
  • Florida Law Review, Articles Editor
  • Book Awards – Legal Drafting, Appellate Advocacy, and Professional Responsibility
  • Dean’s List, University of Florida, Levin College of Law, every semester
  • Phi Delta Phi

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