Throughout her legal career, Sally has focused exclusively on representing private and public sector employers in all aspects of labor and employment law. She represented the Chicago Public Schools during its contract and school reopening negotiations and is labor counsel for McCormick Place, Lincoln Park Zoo, the Adler Planetarium and the RTA, among others. In addition, Sally has negotiated scores of collective bargaining agreements for school districts and for various private sector and non-profit clients. She has also arbitrated numerous labor disputes in both the public and private sectors.
Sally has litigated matters before state and federal courts, the EEOC and state agencies relating to discrimination and civil rights claims, sexual harassment, wrongful discharge, breach of contract and the enforcement of non-compete agreements. She provides day-to-day counseling to employers on all aspects of the employment relationship, from hiring to discipline or termination, and leave and accommodation issues.
Sally has also been at the forefront of the issue of transgender student access in Illinois and beyond, representing school districts as they grapple with the changing federal and state legislation. She has become a source for the media and industry groups on this and other topics and is regularly quoted in the Chicago Tribune and the Chicago Sun Times.
Sally has been recognized in Illinois Super Lawyers since 2005 and Illinois Leading Lawyers since 2013. In 2018, she was recognized in Crain’s Chicago Notable Women Attorneys, which features the achievements and accomplishments of a select number of women attorneys who are making a significant impact on the legal community.