FordHarrison Expands in South with Houston Office and Adds Sarah Morton as Partner

Date   Nov 14, 2022

HOUSTON – FordHarrison LLP, one of the country’s largest management-side labor and employment law firms, is pleased to announce that the firm opened the doors of its new Houston, TX office on November 14, 2022. Sarah B. Morton will be joining as Partner in our Houston office. Sarah comes to FordHarrison from Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP in Houston, TX. Houston joins Dallas as FordHarrison’s second office located in Texas.

“We are thrilled about the opportunity to strengthen our presence in Texas,” said Al McKenna, FordHarrison’s Managing Partner. “Sarah is a well-respected and very experienced employment law attorney.  She is a terrific person for us to have as the cornerstone of our new office.”

Sarah is an accomplished litigator who concentrates her legal practice on the representation of employers in issues related to labor and employment law. She defends management clients in individual and multi-plaintiff actions alleging violations of federal, state, and local discrimination, harassment, and leave and accommodation laws, and in class and collective actions arising under the FLSA and related state wage and hour laws.  Sarah has tried employment cases to verdict in both federal and state court, and has represented clients in private arbitration and before administrative hearing examiners. She has appeared on behalf of her clients before administrative agencies including the Texas Workforce Commission, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, U.S. Department of Justice, and U.S. Department of Labor. Also, Sarah counsels employers through personnel-related decisions, conducts and directs internal investigations and compliance audits, and counsels clients on the design and implementation of employment policies and practices.

“FordHarrison’s exceptional reputation, national presence, and strong and inclusive culture really helped solidify my move,” said Sarah. “I’m thrilled to be named founding partner of the new Houston office.”

For more information about our Houston office, click here.
For more information about Sarah Morton, click here.

In addition to opening the Houston office and adding Sarah Morton, FordHarrison recently added Proloy K. Das, Partner, in Hartford, CT and Douglass R. Nolan, Associate, in Chicago, IL. To read our recent press release announcing the news, click here