Sarah J. Holmes

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Sarah Holmes is a civil litigation attorney whose practice focuses on defending Oregon employers against a variety of employment claims. Sarah represents employers in administrative proceedings as well as in state and federal courts. Sarah also advises clients prior to litigation on policy compliance, pre-litigation strategies, and employer investigations.

Sarah received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland Global Campus while living in Okinawa, Japan with her husband while he served in the United States Marine Corps. She then graduated from Willamette University’s College of Law where she served on the Student Bar Association. She also worked at Willamette’s Business Law Clinic assisting nonprofit organizations with entity formation, contract drafting and review, and board training.


Willamette University College of Law
J.D., 2018

University of Maryland Global Campus
B.S., 2014


Hart Wagner LLP
Associate Attorney, November 2021 – present

Saalfeld Griggs PC
Associate Attorney, November 2018 – October 2021

Admitted To Practice

Oregon State Courts
U.S. District Court: District of Oregon

Professional Activities and Associations

Oregon State Bar
Oregon Association of Defense Counsel
Oregon Women Lawyers
Multnomah Bar Association
Marion County Bar Association

Outside of the office

Sarah spends her free time with her husband and three children. She has a passion for traveling and experiencing different cultures. Sarah loves to read a good book, go hiking and enjoys “pizza movie nights” with her family.

Community Activities

A.C. Gilbert House,  Board Member 2020 – present

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