Sarah Ruhlen is admitted to practice law in New York (2012) and Pennsylvania (2011). She currently serves as co-chair of the EEO Committee of the NYSBA Labor and Employment Law Section; additionally she is a member of the AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee, the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives, the National Employment Lawyers’ Association, and the New York State Women’s Bar Association, Central New York chapter.
Ms. Ruhlen represents Employees in race, sex, religion, national origin, color, age, disability, sexual orientation, TGNC, and other discrimination claims, as well as wage and hour, family leave, severance, non-competes, and other employment matters. She works with private and public sector unions in the healthcare, public safety, education, transportation, and other industries. Ms. Ruhlen also represents disability claimants before the Social Security Administration and in insurance appeals.
Ms. Ruhlen is a graduate of the Indiana University Maurer School of Law (2011), where she earned a joint degree in Law and Public Affairs, specializing in Public Sector Labor Law. She is an alumna of both the Peggy Browning Fellowship Program and the AFL-CIO Law Student Union Summer.
In her free time, Ms. Ruhlen is a writer, musician, and runner.