The following information is from the completed 2020 event. Please check back in January for details about the 2021 conference, which will be on May 10, 12, and 14. We anticipate opening registration in early February 2021.

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Maine HR Convention: May 10, 12, & 14, 2021 – Virtual+ Edition


Sarah Newell

Sarah E. Newell

Sarah Newell represents employers in the private, nonprofit and public sectors and her practice is focused on labor and employment law. She assists clients with a broad range of issues including wage & hour, sexual harassment, FMLA, employee discipline and discharge, discrimination, whistleblower actions, collective bargaining, contract administration, labor arbitration, and other employment and labor issues.  Sarah also investigates complaints of discrimination for employers, colleges, and universities on a regular basis. Prior to joining Eaton Peabody, Sarah served as State Office Representative to United States Senator Susan Collins. Sarah represented the Senator in Androscoggin, Oxford, and Franklin counties. Representative cases include:


University of Maine School of Law, J.D., 2004
Harvard University, Ed. M., 1999
Providence College, B.A., 1998

Sessions: HR Basic Training, Making Sense of the Overlap of the ADA, FMLA and Workers’ Comp: The Wheel of HR Fortune