Sarah Ford assists employers in the areas of compliance counseling, internal investigations and litigation. Ms. Ford has experience defending employers against the claims of current and former employees as well as charges brought by government agencies. These include the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Education and the Federal and North Carolina Departments of Labor.
Ms. Ford has experience handling sensitive employment issues such as claims of sexual harassment, racial bias and disability discrimination. Her clients include health care entities, schools and universities, financial institutions and retailers.
Ms. Ford serves as Chair of Parker Poe’s Diversity Committee.