Sara Gullickson McGrane is an experienced litigator who has handled hundreds of matters in both the federal and state courts of many states, including Minnesota and North Dakota. She has tried numerous cases to jury verdict, and has tried one or more cases to verdict in eight of the last nine years. Sara focuses her practice on employment law and is certified as a specialist in Labor & Employment Law by the Minnesota State Bar Association.
Sara has extensive experience handling complex litigation in both the employment and commercial arena and significant experience in all aspects of employment litigation, including cases involving breach of contract, discrimination (including age, disability, gender, marital status, national origin, race, religion, and sexual orientation), defamation, harassment, non-competes, and wage and hour. She has handled approximately 20 appeals to state and federal appellate courts.
Sara also has significant experience in handling class action and multi-party litigation, including FLSA collective and Rule 23 class actions. She frequently lectures and trains on employment and litigation topics. She also investigates allegations of discrimination and harassment for employers.
Sara serves on the firm’s Board, was named a member of the firm’s 5-person management committee in 2012, and serves the firm as its Vice President.
Before joining the firm, Sara served as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of North Dakota.