Sari L. Pettinger
Partner, Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary

Sari Pettinger’s practice primarily includes defending employers in federal court, state court, appellate court, and before administrative agencies regarding all aspects of labor and employment law, including:

  1. Employment discrimination litigation
  2. Employment agreements and employment termination issues
  3. Defending management and individuals against ERISA Multi-Employer Pension Plan Amendment Act claims
  4. Commercial business torts litigation and contractual disputes

Pettinger has represented clients in several venues, including:

  1. Illinois Department of Human Rights
  2. State and Federal Departments of Labor
  3. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  4. National Labor Relations Board
  5. American Arbitration Association
  6. Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service

She is an active speaker and presenter on a variety of employment-related topics issues including harassment in the workplace, employee handbooks, class action lawsuits, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and wrongful terminations in the workplace.