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Sarah C. Baskin

Of Counsel
Hartford

P 860-522-0404
F 860-247-1330
BaskinS@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Sarah Baskin is Of Counsel in the Hartford, Connecticut, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She litigates claims alleging discrimination, harassment, retaliation, breach of contract, whistleblower violations, Sarbanes Oxley, False Claims Act, and Dodd-Frank Act claims, denial of benefits and breach of fiduciary duty claims under ERISA, and a variety of other statutory and common law claims.

Ms. Baskin also has experience handling class actions involving pension claims and Microsoft-type misclassification claims seeking retroactive participation in employee benefit plans and lost wages. In addition to her litigation experience, Ms. Baskin advises employers on a wide range of employment-related issues including whistleblower, retaliation, and corporate governance matters, employee classification and independent contractor issues, disability management, performance counseling, personnel policies, and termination decisions.

While attending law school, Ms. Baskin served as Managing Editor of the Boston University Law Review.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Connecticut Bar Association

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January 4, 2016
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Jackson Lewis Publishes Q4 Diversity Committee Newsletter

January 4, 2016

Please enjoy our Diversity Committee Newsletter for the fourth quarter of 2015. A best practice of our firm, it includes personal, diversity-focused messages from our Diversity Committee Chair and Diversity Committee Manager, and highlights diverse attorney promotions, diversity-related activities, sponsorships and events the firm... Read More

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June 17, 2016

Supreme Court Unanimously Backs ‘Implied Certification’ Liability under False Claims Act

June 17, 2016

Federal contractors may be subject to liability under the federal False Claims Act for violating regulatory requirements not expressly stated in their contracts, according to U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Universal Health Services v. Escobar, No. 15-7 (June 16, 2016). The Court unanimously adopted the “implied... Read More

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DEATH OF THE SUBSTANTIAL COMPLIANCE DOCTRINE?
March 30, 2017

In Halo v. Yale Health Plan, decided in April of 2016, the Second Circuit expressly rejected the “substantial compliance” doctrine with respect to alleged violations of the ERISA Claims Procedure regulation. Read More

By Robert M. Wood, Sarah C. Baskin and Ashley B. Abel

Greater Emphasis On Corporate Compliance Programs
December 21, 2015

Early in 2015, the FBI launched a new program aimed at routing out foreign bribery in which it established three dedicated international corruption squads, based in New York City, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C. Read More