Sara E. Hoffman

Sara E. Hoffman

Office:Philadelphia, PA
Phone:(215) 931.5892

Sara E. Hoffman is an associate in Margolis Edelstein’s Employment and Labor Law group. Her practice focuses on representation of employers in a variety of litigation matters including sexual harassment, race, national origin, religion, disability and age discrimination cases as well as other state law and constitutional claims.  She also counsels employers on matters such as employment policies and handbooks, employment contracts, workplace discrimination and other employment issues

While at Villanova University School of Law, Sara served as Vice President of the Student Bar Association, Co-Chairperson of the 3L Legacy program, a representative on the Dean’s Student Advisory Committee, and Business & Special Projects Editor for the Villanova Environmental Law Journal. The Law Journal published her case note, “A Greenhouse Gas Chain Reaction: The D.C. Circuit Warms Up the EPA’s Regulatory Authority in Coalition for Responsible Regulation v. EPA.”

As a certified legal intern in the Villanova Civil Justice Clinic, Sara represented clients in a variety of civil matters. She previously served as a law clerk for the Pennsylvania Attorney General Bureau of Consumer Protection and with the labor law group of a professional sports league in New York.

Prior to law school, Sara graduated with honors from Villanova University and worked in the financial services industry as a Certified Public Accountant at Deloitte & Touche in Philadelphia. In this role, she worked as a Senior Audit Assistant with the Audit & Enterprise Risk Services group, specializing in audits of investment management clients.


  • Villanova University School of Law (J.D.)
  • Villanova University (B.A., B.S., cum laude)


  • Villanova Law Dean’s Full Tuition Merit Scholarship
  • Lt. Griffin/USS Emmons Memorial Scholarship
  • Villanova University Four-Year Athlete Award
  • Christopher M. Dincuff Memorial Scholarship

Bar Admissions:

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey

Court Admissions:

  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court, District of New Jersey

Professional Affiliations:

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Philadelphia Bar Association

Representative Matters:

  • Jackson v. Philadelphia Housing Authority - Prevailed on summary judgment in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on behalf of a Housing Authority and its employees on claims of age discrimination and race brought pursuant to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and 42 U.S.C. §§ 1983 and 1985(3).