Sarah provides knowledgeable counsel to large and small businesses as well as individuals. She enjoys working with her clients to identify their goals and expectations, then crafting strategies and solutions with those ends in mind. Sarah's practice focuses on creditors' remedies and creditor-side bankruptcy issues, informed by her civil litigation experience.

Sarah offers efficient and effective solutions to her clients while advising them on best practices to limit liability and exposure going forward.

With experience in both individual and commercial bankruptcy matters, Sarah represents secured and unsecured creditors. She also counsels clients in matters related to bankruptcy, insolvency, and restructuring, and she regularly presents at legal and industry events and conferences.

In her creditors' remedies practice, Sarah defends and counsels debt buyers and debt collection agencies in connection with the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, and related consumer-protection statutes and regulations.

Her areas of advice and counsel include:

  • Creditors’ rights and remedies
  • Business and commercial litigation
  • Insolvency and restructuring counsel
  • Class action litigation
  • Banking litigation 
  • Bankruptcy litigation

 Sarah also has experience in complex class action defense and has represented clients nationwide in large and small contract disputes; workers’ compensation matters; and cases involving telecommunications, trade secrets, consumer fraud, securities, and financial services.



University of Michigan Law School, J.D.; articles editor, University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform

Carleton College, B.A.; magna cum laude


  • Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin

Honors & Recognitions

Minnesota Rising Stars (2012-2017)

News & Insights

Speaking Engagements



Professional Associations

  • InsideARM Compliance Professionals Forum, Editorial Review Board
  • Minnesota Attorney State Chair, ACA International (2017-2018)
  • ACA International Members' Attorney Program (MAP)
  • International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC)
  • Receivables Management Association (RMA)
  • National Creditors Bar Association (NCBA)
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Minnesota Women Lawyers

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer attorney, Hennepin County Legal Access Point
  • Member, Minnesota Justice Foundation Board of Directors (2010-2014)
  • Graduate, Hennepin County Bar Association Leaders Impacting the Nonprofit Community (LINC)