Sara advises limited partnerships, limited liability companies and statutory trusts on matters of Delaware law. 

She works with private equity and venture capital funds and other private and public LLCs, limited partnerships and statutory trusts on strategic transactions, including acquisitions, sales, reorganizations and internal restructurings.  Her clients include global investment firms, multi-national companies, growth-stage companies and start-ups.

Sara also advises alternative entities on equity and debt financings and, in that capacity, she has advised many clients on complex subscription secured facilities.

Sara frequently works with other domestic firms to provide advice on matters of Delaware law.  She also advises Delaware entities involved in cross-border deals.

Sara delivers third-party legal opinions in a variety of transactions, including in the formation of private equity and mutual funds, debt financings, tax equity deals and cross-border transactions.

Sara is the Vice-Chairperson of the Delaware State Bar Association (DSBA) Commercial Law Section, which is responsible for proposing legislation involving Delaware statutory trusts, the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), and banking. She also serves on the Firm’s Diversity Committee and as a mentor with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Delaware.

She has been included in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for her work in private equity law.

Experience

Advising on equity and debt financings, including subscription secured facilities

Counseling on acquisitions, business combinations, and internal restructurings

Advising on governance matters for Delaware limited partnerships, LLCs and statutory trusts

Providing third-party legal opinions in a variety of transactions, including fund formations, debt financings, tax equity deals and cross-border transactions

News & Insights

Honors & Recognitions

Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, listed in Delaware private equity law

Professional & Civic

American Bar Association (Business Law Section)

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Delaware

Delaware State Bar Association (Commercial Law Section (Vice-Chairperson, 2021-2023; Secretary, 2019-2021))

Clerkships

  • Intern to The Honorable John T. J. Kelly, Pennsylvania Superior Court, 2010

Education

The Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law, JD, summa cum laude, Woolsack Honor Society, 2012
Penn State Law Review, Associate and Executive Comments Editor, 2010-2012

Cedarville University, BA, communication arts (political communication), summa cum laude, 2009

Admissions

  • Delaware, 2012

Sara is the secretary of the Delaware State Bar Association (DSBA) Commercial Law Section, which is responsible for proposing legislation involving Delaware statutory trusts, the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), and banking.

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