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practice accolades

Labor & Employment

The American Lawyer Magazine's Litigation Department of the Year – Labor and Employment Law Finalist 2004, Winner 2006, Finalist 2008, Finalist 2010, and Finalist 2012

Listed in the highest tier for National Labor and Employment Practice in Chambers USA 2014

Named a top 5 firm for employment in BTI's Litigation Outlook 2014 report

Ranked in the top tier by The Legal 500 for Labor and Employment Litigation, ERISA Litigation, Labor-Management Relations, and Workplace and Employment Counseling (2014)

Ranked, National Tier 1: Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, and Litigation – Labor & Employment by U.S. News and Best Lawyers (2011-2012) 

Ranked #1 for "Most Prestigious" Labor and Employment Practice, Vault 2012 Associate Survey

ERISA/Employee Benefits Litigation

Listed in the highest tier for National ERISA Litigation Practice in Chambers USA 2014

Ranked in Tier 1 for ERISA Litigation by The Legal 500 United States (2014)

honors + affiliations

Listed, Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2007–2014)

Member, American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section

Member, Advisory Board, Leading Lawyers Network

Editor, Wisconsin Law Review

bar admissions

  • Illinois
  • Wisconsin

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Courts of Appeals for the First, Fifth, Seventh, Eighth, and Tenth Circuits
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Sari M. Alamuddin
Partner


Email: salamuddin@morganlewis.com
Chicago
77 West Wacker Dr.
Chicago, IL 60601-5094
United States
Phone: +1.312.324.1158
Fax: +1.312.324.1001

Sari M. Alamuddin is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Labor and Employment Practice and is the practice group leader for the Labor and Employment Practice in Chicago. Mr. Alamuddin represents clients on a wide range of labor and employment matters. His practice particularly focuses on employment and benefits litigation, including class-action and multi-plaintiff cases. Mr. Alamuddin has served as first and second chair in trials before federal, state, and administrative law judges.

From 2007 through 2014, Mr. Alamuddin was named one of the leading U.S. lawyers for employment law by Chambers USA, based on the views of clients, peers, and other industry professionals. Chambers termed Mr. Alamuddin a "rising superstar."

Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Mr. Alamuddin was a partner in the Chicago office of a prominent nationwide firm. Mr. Alamuddin earned his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Wisconsin in 1993, where he served as editor of the Wisconsin Law Review. He earned his A.B. from Princeton University in 1990.

Mr. Alamuddin is admitted to practice in Illinois and Wisconsin and before the U.S. Supreme Court and the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the First, Fifth, Seventh, Eighth, and Tenth Circuits.

education

  • University of Wisconsin Law School, 1993, J.D., Cum Laude
  • Princeton University, 1990, A.B.