Sarah represents some of the world’s leading manufacturers in the specialty chemicals, petrochemicals and agricultural biotechnology industries. As a member on several client teams, she manages day-to-day litigation matters in toxic tort exposure cases. This includes developing defense strategies, handling discovery and fact investigations, attending hearings, managing responsive pleadings, preparing cases for trial, and ensuring preservation of her clients’ legal defenses. Sarah specializes in defending asbestos exposure claims against premises owners and solvent exposure claims against petrochemical manufacturers. She has appeared in cases pending in the City of St. Louis, as well as Madison County and St. Clair County, Illinois.
Sarah’s pro bono work consists of assisting low-income constituents in the St. Louis area negotiate with landlords, develop and adopt healthcare directives, select and appoint powers of attorney, and obtain guardianships for their loved ones.
In law school, Sarah was a member of the selective Entrepreneurship & Intellectual Property Clinic, where she counseled nearly 30 clients in the St. Louis area regarding nonprofit and corporate formation matters. She also advised existing nonprofits on legal matters.
Sarah joined Husch Blackwell in 2016 after serving as a summer associate for the firm. Prior to joining the firm, she was a summer clerk at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Illinois and a legal intern at the St. Louis Zoo.