Brian J. Farrar

Top rated Employment & Labor attorney in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Sterling Attorneys at Law, P.C.
Brian J. Farrar
Sterling Attorneys at Law, P.C.

Practice Areas: Employment & Labor, Employment Litigation; view more

Licensed in Michigan since: 2015

Education: Hofstra University School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2022

Sterling Attorneys at Law, P.C.

33 Bloomfield Hills Parkway
Suite 250
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304 Visit website


Brian J. Farrar is an experienced attorney at Sterling Employment Law in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Representing individuals from all walks of life, ranging from executive-level employees to hourly wage workers in the state. He provides comprehensive legal assistance to his clients in matters involving noncompete law, wage and hour violations, discrimination and wrongful discharge lawsuits and much more. Additionally, he helps businesses and entrepreneurs navigate the complex employment law landscape.

With a bar license to practice law in two states in the United States, Michigan and New York, Mr. Farrar represents his clients before honorable judges and jurors in multiple courts throughout these states, including the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court. 

One of his recent notable settlements includes securing a pretrial settlement of $1.46 million for a group of female college professors who had filed a lawsuit alleging both unequal pay and sex discrimination. Coincidentally, this was also one of the biggest settlements for gender discrimination in the country. He has served as lead counsel in numerous cases, achieving remarkable success in multiple ones. 

Before obtaining his Doctor of Jurisprudence from the Hofstra University Maurice A. Deane School of Law in 2009, Mr. Farrar was a student at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and government in 2004. 

In addition to receiving glowing reviews from his happy and satisfied clients on Avvo, Mr. Farrar has earned a commendable "Good" rating on the platform. An esteemed member of the State Bar of Michigan since 2015, he holds affiliations with other organizations as well, such as the National Employment Lawyers Association and the Oakland County Bar Association.

Practice areas

Employment & Labor: Employee, Employment Litigation: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Employment Discrimination, Employment Law - Employee, Employment Law - Employer, Retaliation, Sexual Harassment, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination

  • 80% Employment & Labor: Employee
  • 20% Employment Litigation: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 2010, New York

Professional Webpage:

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Workplace Harassment Law, Injunctive Relief Under Federal Law, Ch 32, 2d Edition, Bloomberg Law.
  • To Legislate or To Arbitrate: An Analysis of U.S. Foreign Investment Policy after FINSA and the Benefits of International Arbitration, Hofstra Journal of International Business and Law, Vol. 7, No. 1.
  • Jurisdiction in New York Courts, Federal Bar Council Quarterly, Vol. XXI, No 4.
  • Say What? The Case for Hearsay at the Guantanamo Bay Military Commissions, Michigan State International Law Review
Educational Background:
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Michigan
  • Vistage Michigan, Trusted Advisor Program
  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • New York
  • State Bar of Michigan - Labor & Employment Section (2015-present) Oakland County Bar Association (2015 to present) City of New York Bar Association, Federal Courts Committee Member (2010-2015)
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Coaching a moot court team at Wayne State Law School (2017)

Office location for Brian J. Farrar

33 Bloomfield Hills Parkway
Suite 250
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304

Phone: 248-644-1500


5 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2018 - 2022

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