Sasha B. Segall

Sasha B. Segall

Sasha Segall focuses her practice on employment litigation and counseling, representing companies across a wide variety of industries in all types of employment-related matters. Sasha regularly defends employers against claims of discrimination, retaliation, harassment, non-compete agreements, and breach of contract in state and federal courts, before state and federal administrative agencies, and in arbitrations. She has represented employers in all aspects of employment law matters, including claims under Title VII, the ADEA, ADA, FLSA, and the NLRA. Sasha also provides companies with day-to-day advice and counseling on a broad range of pre-litigation employment matters.

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Court Says Employer Cannot Refuse to Hire Based on Medical Marijuana Use

A Connecticut federal district court has found an employer liable for discrimination for failing to hire a medical marijuana user based on a drug test.

Prior to the September 5 decision in Noffsinger v. SSC Niantic Operating Co., d/b/a Bride Brook Nursing & Rehab. Ctr., No. 3:16-cv-01938, 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 150453 (D. Conn. Sept. 5, 2018), https://www.leagle.com/decision/infdco20180906954, it … Continue Reading

New Paid Leave Laws Extend to Domestic Violence

A new breadth of employee laws are sweeping the nation, and this time they are directed at providing employees paid leave to take care of themselves or a loved one in a domestic violence situation.

The United States has a very serious domestic violence problem. On average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in … Continue Reading

#HimToo

The headlines may feature the names of powerful businessmen and stars who’ve been accused of sexual harassment, but employers should remember the perpetrator may not always be a man. Powerful women can be harassers, too. And there is the key: harassment is more about power than gender.

Abigail Saguy, a Professor of Sociology and Gender Studies at UCLA who has … Continue Reading

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