Glaser, Sarah T.

Employment Law Practice Group - Chair
(512) 322-5881
Sarah Glaser
Sarah Tudor Glaser
Rated by Super Lawyers

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Sarah is an employment attorney who helps employers navigate compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws. She works directly with her clients in hiring, leave programs, performance counseling, workplace safety, and the many issues that arise after termination. Sarah advises her clients with the goal of providing efficient, cost-effective representation rooted in an understanding of the business. When a strong defense is necessary, Sarah represents clients in front of federal and state courts and administrative agencies, such as the EEOC, TWC, and DOL. Sarah has been named a Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star in the area of Employment Litigation: Defense and a Top Austin Attorney by Austin Monthly Magazine in Labor and Employment for several years running.

  • Admitted to the State Bar of Texas (2011)
  • Admitted to U.S. District Court for the Western, Northern, Southern, and Eastern Districts of Texas
  • J.D., University of Texas School of Law (2011)
  • B.A., Washington University in Saint Louis (2008)
  • Counseling employers on the myriad of issues that might arise during employment, including hiring, firing, administration of leave, and FMLA and ADA compliance
  • Reviewing and revising employment handbooks, internal procedures, and employment agreements (including employment agreements, confidentiality agreements, non-compete agreements, etc.)
  • Conducting training for management and staff on important compliance issues
  • Developing workplace safety programs
  • Investigating and submitting position statements on behalf of employers for submission to federal and state agencies like the EEOC and the Texas Workforce Commission
  • Defending employers in employment litigation and appeals
  • Conducting workplace investigations, including ethics violations and complaints of harassment and discrimination
  • “Employment Law Update” Presentation at Big Country SHRM, September 2022
  • “Dos and Don’ts of Hiring” Presented at Texas Workforce Commission San Marcos Conference for Employers, September 2022
  • “Navigating The Price of Talent Acquisition and The Potential For an Impending Train Wreck” Panel Presentation at Texas Association of Business/Texas SHRM Texas Employment Relations Symposium, August 2022
  • “Pandemic Lessons Learned” Presentation at Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Virtual Webinar, July 2022
  • “Employment Law Update” Presentation and Paper at Texas Bar CLE Advanced Government Law CLE, July 2022
  • “Employment Law Update” Presentation and Paper at Texas City Attorneys Association Annual Conference, June 2022
  • “Dos and Don’ts of Hiring” Presented at Texas Workforce Commission Laredo Conference for Employers, June 2022
  • “Dos and Don’ts of Hiring” Presented at Texas Workforce Commission Austin/Virtual Conference for Employers, February 2022
  • "Top Ten Employment Law Updates for 2021," Presented to the Williamson County SHRM, 2021
  • "Top Ten Employment Law Updates for 2021," Presented to the South Texas SHRM, 2021
  • “Updating Your Policies to Reflect Your Organization's Culture and the Law,” Presented to the Texas Municipal Human Resources Association (TMHRA), 2019
  • “10 Words Every Lawyer Should Know,” Moderated Panel for Travis County Women Lawyers' Association, 2018
  • “Best Practices for Managing Employees with Mental Illness,” Presented to the Austin Human Resources Association, 2018
  • Texas Society of Human Resource Management (Texas SHRM)
    • Texas State Council, Co-Director, Legal and Legislative 2022 – Present
  • Austin Society of Human Resource Management (Austin SHRM)
    • Board of Directors, Vice President, Legal and Legislative 2019-Present
  • Travis County Women Lawyers' Foundation
    • Board of Directors 2018-Present
    • Chair 2020-2021
    • Fellow 2016-Present
  • Travis County Women Lawyers' Association
    • Board of Directors 2016-Present
    • President 2019-2020
  • State Bar of Texas
    • Labor and Employment Section
    • Austin Young Lawyers' Association
  • Austin Bar Association/Austin Young Lawyers Association Leadership Academy Class of 2018
  • Texas Super Lawyers Rising Star Employment Litigation: Defense  2019-2022
  • Top Austin Attorney, Austin Monthly Magazine, Labor & Employment  2020-2022
Sarah grew up outside of Toronto, Canada, where she was an avid horseback rider and general outdoor enthusiast.  Long drives exploring the Hill Country (and hoping the kids fall asleep) and seeking out the best steak fajitas rank high on her weekend list.

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