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Sarah K. Watt

Associate
Denver

P 303-225-2411
F 303-892-5575
Sarah.Watt@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Sarah K. Watt is an Associate in the Denver, Colorado, office of Jackson Lewis P.C.  Ms. Watt represents management in all areas of employment law, focusing on equal employment opportunity and affirmative action compliance. She assists clients with developing affirmative action plans and counsels them on compliance with Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) regulations. She also defends clients during OFCCP investigations and audits. 

While attending law school, Ms. Watt was an Alternative Dispute Resolutions Board Member and competed in negotiations tournaments. She also competed with the mock trial team and served as a prayer mentor unit leader for incoming law students. 

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Ms. Watt practiced as an Associate in the Phoenix and Denver offices of a global labor and employment law firm focusing on management-side employment litigation matters. Her experience includes defending employers in employment litigation, advising and counseling employers on various workplace issues, defending employers in EEOC charges of discrimination, reviewing and drafting personnel policies, and conducting management and human resources trainings on harassment, social media, and other workplace policies.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Arizona State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section
  • Colorado State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section
  • Federal Bar Association

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • God Behind Bars Prison Ministry, Volunteer

See AllBlog Posts by Sarah K. Watt

OFCCP Receives Push Back on Proposed “Religious Freedom” Protections
September 27, 2019

In August, OFCCP issued a proposed new rule to clarify aspects of a religious exemption available to federal contractors.  According to OFCCP, the rule is intended to provide clarity regarding the scope and application of the existing religious exemption consistent with the evolving landscape of religious freedom- based legal developments Read More

Like EEO-1 Component 2, California Pay Data Reporting Stalls
September 23, 2019

With the future of the EEOC’s pay data collection efforts unclear, California’s effort to legislate its own race- and sex-based pay data reporting requirements likewise has stalled, for now. Read More

Like EEO-1 Component 2, California Pay Data Reporting Stalls
September 23, 2019

With the future of the EEOC’s pay data collection efforts unclear, California’s effort to legislate its own race- and sex-based pay data reporting requirements likewise has stalled, for now. Read More