Sara's practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, real estate litigation, and financial services litigation.
Sara is experienced in representing large and small clients in state and federal trial and appellate courts as well as in a variety of arbitration forums handling a broad array of business litigation matters. These matters include complex contract disputes, transportation litigation, real property litigation, business torts, franchise litigation, banking related litigation, products liability litigation, and commercial lien law.
Represents several sophisticated clients in a variety of real property litigation matters including commercial foreclosures and receivership actions, complex lease disputes, eviction and other landlord-tenant matters, quiet title actions, land use, and easement disputes.
Represents Class I railroad in a variety of complex litigation matters, including concerning federal preemption, real estate litigation, and contract disputes.
Represents and counsels clients concerning high-exposure mass toxic tort matters.
Represents several large lending institutions in franchise services litigation matters and consumer financial services litigation, including large complex cases involving mortgaged-backed securities and debt collection disputes.
Acts as escalation counsel for large banking institution handling a variety of issues concerning mortgage servicing litigation and other high exposure issues.
Represents several sophisticated clients in state and federal appeals on a variety of issues.
Counsels sophisticated clients concerning litigation avoidance and contract interpretation and drafting concerns.
Member, Jacksonville Bar Association
Member, American Bar Association
Pupil, Chester Bedell Inn of Court, Jacksonville, 2004-2005
Working Group 1 Member, Sedona Conference
Named to "40 Under 40," Jacksonville Business Journal, 2017
Named to "Florida Rising Stars," Business Litigation, Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017
McGuireWoods’ Sara Holladay-Tobias Named to Jacksonville Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 List
April 26, 2017
McGuireWoods Jacksonville Lawyers Named Florida Super Lawyers and ‘Rising Stars’ for 2015
June 11, 2015