Sara J. Higgins


Sara J. Higgins


Sara J. Higgins is an associate and litigation lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP and a member of the Labor & Employment and Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice Groups.

Sara’s work primarily involves litigation and counseling on federal and state employment matters, including issues involving discrimination and harassment, leaves of absence, wage and hour disputes on an individual and class-wide basis, employee classification, wrongful termination, trade secret protection, and the enforcement of noncompetition and nondisclosure agreements. She handles employment litigation before federal and state courts, arbitrators, and administrative agencies, including state fair employment and human rights agencies.

08 April 2024 Labor & Employment Law Perspectives

Preparing for Expected Changes to Exempt Salary Threshold

As summer looms near, employers of salaried workers would be wise to prepare for anticipated increases to the salary basis threshold for certain categories of exempt employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
21 March 2024 Deals and Wins

Foley Represents DISA Global Solutions in Acquisition of CastleBranch Screening and Compliance Business

Foley & Lardner LLP served as legal advisor to DISA Global Solutions, a portfolio company of Audax Private Equity, in its acquisition of the screening and compliance services of CastleBranch Inc.
04 December 2023 Deals and Wins

Foley Advises Devolver Digital in Acquisition of System Era Softworks

Foley & Lardner LLP served as legal adviser to Devolver Digital Inc. in its acquisition of System Era Softworks Inc.
11 September 2023 Labor & Employment Law Perspectives

NLRB Finds that Advocacy of Non-Employees is Protected Under the National Labor Relations Act

As we have observed several times this year, the National Labor Relations Board, under the majority appointed by President Biden, has taken a number of actions to widely expand workers’ rights under federal labor law.
13 April 2023 Deals and Wins

Foley Serves as Legal Adviser to Beacon Mobility in Acquisition of Midwest Paratransit Service

Foley & Lardner LLP served as legal adviser to Audax Private Equity portfolio company Beacon Mobility in its acquisition of Midwest Paratransit Services, a provider of paratransit services in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota.
06 February 2023 Blogs

Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Act Update

Effective January 1, 2023, the Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave (DFML) rolled out important updates to the Massachusetts Family and Medical Leave (PFML) law.