Butzel attorney Sarah L. Nirenberg named to Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s 'Go To Lawyers for Employment Law list'


TROY, Mich. –  Butzel attorney and shareholder Sarah L. Nirenberg is one of 24 attorneys named to Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s “Go To Lawyers for Employment Law.” The program honors leading lawyers in a particular field of law as nominated by their peers. Attorneys will be profiled in a special section in the March 25, 2024 print and digital editions.

Notably, a “Michigan Go To Lawyer” is:

  • An expert in his or her field, well-versed in the nuances of the case law, statutes and regulations clients will encounter.
  • Experienced, and enjoys a record of success, with many cases and/or transactions that give testimony to the quality advice he or she can provide.
  • A lawyer to whom other lawyers make referrals because of his or her expertise and accomplishments.
  • A lawyer who can think creatively and identify all options for a client.
  • A lawyer you would name when a friend from another state calls and says she has a client who needs some legal help in a given part of our state.

Sarah Nirenberg, based in Butzel’s Troy office, specializes in representing employers for litigation in all areas of employment law, including statutory claims under federal and state law for discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and payment of wages. She advises employers on various matters where the law is constantly evolving, such as employment applications, arbitration agreements, and workplace drug policies.

Nirenberg formerly served as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in the Oakland County Prosecutor’s Office. She is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and the Oakland County Bar Association, The Best Lawyers in America - Ones to Watch, Labor and Employment Law - Management Litigation; Litigation - Labor and Employment, 2023, 2024.

Nirenberg was named to Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s 2022 Class of Up & Coming Lawyers. She also has been recognized by Michigan Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2023.

She earned a (J.D., cum laude, 2013) from Washington University School of Law in St. Louis, where she served as an Executive Articles Editor of the Jurisprudence Review. She graduated with a (B.A., 2009) from Michigan State University’s – James Madison College.

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