Sally Dworak-Fisher is currently the lead attorney for the Workplace Justice Project. She joined the PJC in 2002 and has substantial litigation and policy experience. Sally has worked on national class action litigation for gender discrimination; class action litigation for unconstitutional conditions of confinement at the Baltimore City jail; class action litigation for violations of homeless children’s education rights; and numerous collective action cases for violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act and Maryland wage laws. Sally has also led policy efforts to expand and improve protections for low-wage workers and victims of wage theft, including but not limited to Maryland’s paid sick and safe leave law and Maryland’s unpaid wage lien law. She is active in several professional organizations and is the recipient of several awards including the Maryland Legal Services Corporation’s Benjamin L. Cardin Distinguished Service Award and the Julie Martin Korb Excellence in Advocacy Award.
Prior to joining the PJC, Sally clerked for two federal judges and worked at a non-profit representing low-income immigrants. Sally graduated from Cornell University with a degree in Government and a concentration in International Relations. She graduated with honors from the University of Michigan Law School, where she received the Jane L. Mixer Memorial Award for outstanding contributions to the advancement of social justice.
Sally enjoys travel, hiking, reading, running, yoga, and spending time with family.
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