Sarah focuses her practice in class action and complex litigation; she handles matters at every phase from pretrial counsel to preparation for appeal.

She received her J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. Before joining Shook, she was a judicial extern for Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Scott Corley at the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, where she drafted legal opinions and memoranda on a diverse range of matters, including intervention as of right, permissive intervention, subject matter and personal jurisdiction, insufficient service of process under federal and California procedure, sanctions, administrative exhaustion and improper venue. 

In addition, she was an extern at the Electronic Frontier Foundation where she researched injunctive standing for “future injury,” due process issues regarding machine learning, anonymous speech and due process procedures for content censorship. 

She has handled a diverse range of matters including: bifurcation, California Labor Code violations, California Unfair Competition Law, disqualification of counsel, requests to redact, breach of contract, agency law, California privacy law and punitive damages.

Before entering law school, Sarah worked at Stanford University as an assistant financial coordinator and assistant research coordinator in the Hematology Clinical Research Department. 

 

Publications

Sunshine: A Case Study on Elderly Female Homelessness, 2 Paideia 31 (2015).