A seasoned trial and complex litigation lawyer, Sari M. Alamuddin represents clients in retail, financial services, and other industries in litigation before US federal, state, and administrative law judges. Sari is the leader of the labor and employment practice in the Chicago office.
Sari defends class and collective actions across the spectrum of employment law, including systemic discrimination employment claims, wage and hour claims, and claims arising under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).
In addition to his practice leadership role in Chicago, he serves on the firm’s Diversity Committee.
From 2007 through 2019, Chambers USA has named Sari one of the leading US lawyers for employment law.
University of Wisconsin Law School, 1993, J.D., Cum Laude
Princeton University, 1990, A.B.
Supreme Court of the United States
US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Awards and Affiliations
Recognized, Leading US Corporate Employment Lawyer, Lawdragon 500 (2020, 2021)
Recognized, Employment Law – Management, Chicago, The Best Lawyers in America (2017–2020)
Ranked, Labor & Employment, USA, Chambers Global (2017–2021)
Band 1, Labor & Employment, Illinois, Chambers USA (2007–2020)
Recommended, Labor and employment: Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions): defense, The Legal 500 US (2020)
Recommended, Labor and employment: ERISA litigation, The Legal 500 US (2018)