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Sarah is a senior associate in the firm’s Life Sciences Health Industry Group. Sarah’s practice focuses on a wide array of commercial litigation matters, including business and corporate disputes, managed care payment disputes, toxic tort cases, product liability cases, and pharmaceutical and medical device litigation, including defense of a wholesale distributor in the opioid litigation. Her experience includes defense of pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers in federal multi-district litigations (MDLs) and state coordinated actions, in addition to single plaintiff cases across the country. Sarah has engaged in all phases of pre-trial practice, including drafting pleadings, coordinating fact and expert discovery, taking depositions, drafting dispositive motions, and trial preparation.


  • UC Hastings College of the Law, 2016, J.D., cum laude, Senior Articles Editor of Hastings Law Journal, Member of Alternative Dispute Resolution Team
  • Connecticut College, 2009, B.A.

  • Kalifornien

  • State Supreme Court - California
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Ninth Circuit

  • American Bar Association