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Sara Zorich



IIT/Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D., 2006

Michigan State University, B.A., 2000



The laws surrounding immigration are constantly evolving. U.S. companies need to be aware of the changing immigration compliance requirements with regard to employment authorization and the Form I-9. When employers need assistance with employment authorization compliance, Sara is their first call.

Sara is an employment attorney handling immigration workplace enforcement, wage and hour issues and discrimination issues for her clients. Sara routinely works with clients on needs relating to I-9 audits, I-9 and E-Verify compliance, workplace enforcement counseling, defense of governmental immigration related audits and defense of discrimination claims relating to immigration status.

Sara also focuses her practice on governmental wage and hour audits, wage and hour single plaintiff claims and class action claims nationwide. Sara effectively and efficiently assists her clients in analyzing potential damages and defenses in wage and hour matters along with swift resolution of such claims. 

Additionally, she handles matters relating to employment discrimination and retaliation claims.


  • Selected to the Illinois Super Lawyers "Rising Stars": 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

Memberships & Involvement

  • Member: American Immigration Lawyers Association; Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM); Illinois Fox Valley SHRM; Illinois State Bar Association


Contributing Author, SmithAmundsen's The Labor & Employment Law Update, a labor and employment advisory blog.

Contributing Author, Illinois Chamber of Commerce's Chamber Dispatch, an HR advisory blog.


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