Sara Anderson Frey is a partner in the firm’s Philadelphia office and a member of the firm’s Appellate, Aviation, Commercial Litigation, and Employment groups. Ms. Frey represents a wide variety of corporations and insurance companies in all types of litigation matters in both federal and state courts. Ms. Frey’s experience includes handling matters in the areas of aviation, employment discrimination, premises liability, products liability, and general commercial litigation.
Her representation of aviation clients has spanned the full scope of the aviation industry, including airlines, aircraft and component part manufacturers, fixed based operators, and municipal airport owners and operators. She has handled wrongful death and survival claims, product liability claims, passenger injury claims, and aviation product recalls, in a number of jurisdictions across the United States. She is particularly well-versed with respect to legal issues affecting the aviation community, including federal preemption, the General Aviation Revitalization Act, and the Montreal Convention.
Ms. Frey also represents a variety of companies in the defense of employment discrimination and wrongful termination cases, in court, as well as before the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. She has litigated on behalf of employers in a myriad of cases involving employment agreements, deferred compensation, and severance packages.
In addition, Ms. Frey has extensive appellate experience and serves on the Appellate Advocacy Committee and Amicus Curiae Brief Committee of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. Her appellate appearances include successfully arguing in the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in a matter of first impression in Carrozza v. Greenbaum, 916 A.2d 553 (Pa. 2007).
Prior to joining Gordon & Rees, Ms. Frey was a partner in a national law firm. She also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Arnold L. New in the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County.
United States District Court, Eastern and Middle Districts
United States Court of Appeals, Fourth, Third, and Ninth Circuits
Philadelphia Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Advocacy Committee and Amicus Curiae Brief Committee
American Bar Association
Bar Association of the Third Circuit