Sara A. Gelsinger
Sara advises Delaware limited partnerships, limited liability companies and statutory trusts, including private equity, hedge and mutual funds, on formation and governance matters.
She also advises Delaware alternative entities in commercial transactions, including acquisitions, secured and unsecured financings, securitizations and reorganizations.
Sara works frequently with other attorneys domestically and internationally on matters relating to Delaware law and is involved in the preparation of third-party legal opinions in connection with the formation of private equity and mutual funds and a wide range of transactional matters.
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. She also serves on the Firm’s Diversity Committee and as a mentor with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Delaware.
She was included in the inaugural edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for her work in private equity law.
News & Insights
- Firm News, 10.26.2020
Morris Nichols is pleased to announce that commercial and alternative entities attorney Sara Gelsinger has been invited to become a partner of the firm, effective January 1, 2021.
- Firm News, 08.20.2020
Thirty-one Morris Nichols attorneys were recognized in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. The results are based on peer-review evaluations from more than 67,000 eligible attorneys.
- Publication, Wolters Kluwer, 11.27.2019
- Publication, Wolters Kluwer, 08.31.2019
- Speaking Engagement, Wilmington, Delaware, 10.10.2018
- Recent Developments in Delaware Commercial Law: Important Decisions and Legislation for Contract DraftingArticle, Delaware Law Review, 12.2016
This article addresses a few recent Delaware commercial law developments that are particularly relevant to drafting and interpreting certain provisions in merger agreements, stock purchase agreements, asset purchase agreements and other transaction documents.
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 (Secretary, Commercial Law Section)
- Intern to The Honorable John T. J. Kelly, Pennsylvania Superior Court, 2010
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
- Delaware, 2012