Sarah Riley Howard

Sarah Riley Howard

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Grand Rapids, MI

Pinsky, Smith, Fayette & Kennedy, LLP
 | 146 Monroe Center NW, Suite 805
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Phone: 616-451-8496
Fax: 616-451-9850
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019
Selected To Rising Stars: 2010 - 2013
Licensed Since: 2001
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Civil Rights (20%),
  • Criminal Defense (10%)
Attorney Profile
Sarah Riley Howard is a partner with the region’s premiere labor and employment law firm, Pinsky Smith Fayette & Kennedy LLP.  She is proud to be part of Pinsky Smith's mission in fighting to preserve the rights of working people in a variety of types of employment cases, including sex, race, and pregnancy discrimination cases.  She is also a vigorous advocate for civil rights, successfully representing individuals in important civil rights cases and in defending criminal prosecutions throughout West Michigan. 

Sarah has also enjoyed a significant pro bono commitment during her career, representing clients in prisoner and other types of federal civil rights claims, criminal defense cases, appeals, and administrative actions.

About Sarah Howard

Admitted: 2001, Michigan

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Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Federal Bar Association, Western MIchigan Chapter, Executive Board Member (2009-Present), President (2015-16); American Bar Association; State Bar of MIchigan; Grand Rapids Bar Association, Trustee (2012-2015); National Association of Criminal Defense Attorenys; Women Lawyers Association of Michigan

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Board Chair, Lakeshore Ethnic Diversity Alliance, 2018
  • Board member, Lakeshore Ethnic Diversity Alliance, 2016
  • Board, Progressive Women's Alliance - Lakeshore Steering Committee.
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Office Location for Sarah Riley Howard

146 Monroe Center NW
Suite 805
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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Last Updated: 10/18/2019

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