Sarah’s practice focuses on class action litigation, complex commercial litigation, and compliance counseling. Her substantive areas of concentration
include the antitrust laws and consumer protection statutes such as the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”).
Sarah’s antitrust litigation experience consists of representing companies and individuals in civil and criminal antitrust actions involving conspiracies,
price fixing, market and customer allocation, bid rigging, indirect purchaser claims, monopolization, attempted monopolization, exclusive dealing, and
Sarah regularly counsels clients on a wide variety of antitrust issues, including competitor interactions, competitor collaborations, resale price
maintenance, minimum advertised pricing, tying, group boycotts, benchmarking, competitive information exchanges, non-compete agreements, exclusive dealing,
reciprocal dealing, below-cost pricing, discounting practices, price discrimination, unfair competition, and deceptive practices. She has assisted
companies with internal investigations and audits to assess compliance with the antitrust and corruption laws. She has helped companies implement
compliance policies and launch training programs to reduce antitrust and corruption risk. Sarah has given speeches and training presentations on antitrust
compliance and recent developments under the antitrust laws.
Beyond her antitrust experience, Sarah also has extensive class action litigation experience, with an emphasis on defending consumer class action cases.
She has significant experience defending class action and individual cases arising under the TCPA. She has successfully obtained voluntary and involuntary
dismissals of TCPA cases, and has negotiated class action and individual settlements. Sarah also regularly counsels clients on how to ensure that their
practices are TCPA-compliant.
Sarah has represented clients in a variety of complex commercial litigation matters, including cases involving securities law violations, products
liability, commercial fraud, consumer fraud, tortious interference and other business torts, contract disputes, and lender liability.
In 2014, Sarah spent three months working in-house for a firm client. Sarah’s responsibilities included updating the client’s compliance policies and
drafting new policies governing all aspects of the client’s business. She also provided counseling on antitrust, corruption, and other trade matters.
Sarah is actively involved in the American Bar Association. In 2014, Sarah became a Vice-Chair of the Pricing Conduct Committee of the Antitrust Section of
the American Bar Association. Prior to that, she spent three years as the Young Lawyer Representative for the Public Education and Oral History Committee.
Sarah also is involved in the Coalition of Women’s Initiatives in Law Firms. During 2014-2015, she was a Co-Chair of the Associates Committee of the
Prior to joining McGuireWoods, Sarah was a legal writing teaching assistant and a legal research assistant at Chicago-Kent College of Law. She was also a
summer associate at McGuireWoods. In law school, Sarah was a Chicago-Kent Honors Scholar and received CALI Awards for Excellence in Legal Writing, Trial
Advocacy, Business Associations, Contracts, Employee Discrimination, and Professional Responsibility. She was also a member of the Law Review and Moot
Court Honor Society.
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