ABOUT Sarah R. Skubas

Sarah R. Skubas is a Principal in the Hartford, Connecticut, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice is focused on employment litigation, preventive counseling and labor relations.

Ms. Skubas defends employers against claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wage and hour violations and state and federal FMLA violations. She also assists employers in providing preventive counseling, preparing employee handbooks and policies and procedures, advising on such personnel matters as hiring and firing, performance management, internal investigations and disability accommodation. Ms. Skubas also conducts employee training seminars and investigations.

In addition to her employment litigation and preventive counseling experience, Ms. Skubas has broad experience in representing employers in labor matters, including negotiations, strikes, unfair labor practice charges and grievance arbitrations. She represents public employers before the State Board of Labor Relations and the State Board of Mediation, as well as private sector employers before the National Labor Relations Board.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Ms. Skubas worked as an Associate for a boutique management-side labor and employment law firm in Bridgeport, Connecticut and also served as the sole Staff Attorney for the Boston City Council. While attending law school, she was selected to participate in the Honors Judicial Clinic with the Boston Municipal Court. Ms. Skubas has had the opportunity to live abroad in Santiago, Chile and Madrid, Spain.

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

•Junior League of Eastern Fairfield County

Honors and Recognitions

•Connecticut Law Tribune, New Leaders in the Law (2018)
•Connecticut Super Lawyers Rising Stars (2015-2017)

Published Works

• Stop the Silo: Making the Most of Patient Safety Compliance Programs, AHLA Connections (April 2020) [Author]

Sarah R. Skubas In the News

Sarah Skubas Authors Stop the Silo: Making the Most of Patient Safety Compliance Programs

April 1, 2020 • AHLA Connections

Sarah Skubas is Spotlighted as a New Leaders in the Law Honoree

May 23, 2018 • Connecticut Law Tribune

Jackson Lewis' Recently Elevated and Promoted Attorneys Spotlighted

May 7, 2018 • Law360

Sarah R. Skubas Publications


Claim of Massachusetts Employee Fired for Medical Marijuana Use May Proceed, State High Court Rules

July 19, 2017


Employer’s Refusal to Hire Medical Marijuana User Violates State Law, Rhode Island State Court Holds

May 25, 2017



Workplace Investigations in the #MeToo Era

12 - 1:00 PM EST


Webinar - Is Your Drug-Free Work Place Going Up in Smoke?

3 - 4:00 PM EST

Sarah R. Skubas Blog Posts

Healthcare Workplace Update

Just Culture-What Is It and Can It Minimize Patient Harm and Promote a Positive Workplace Culture?

April 5, 2019
Healthcare Workplace Update

Healthcare Whistleblowers Collecting Under The FCA Even Where There Are No Fraudulent Billings: What Is An Employer To Do?

March 4, 2019
Healthcare Workplace Update

Fifth Circuit Permits Employee Allegedly Harassed by Patient to Proceed to Trial

August 1, 2018

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