Summary

Sara is a corporate attorney who has dedicated her legal career to helping clients achieve their goals and position them for success. She has extensive knowledge and experience guiding clients through the entire business evolution, from formation through exit. Sara is regarded as a partner and trusted advisor to investors, entrepreneurs, start-ups, emerging growth companies, and venture capital funds. She counsels clients on complex business transactions, mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, private debt and equity financings, venture capital, strategic partnerships, corporate governance, and other general corporate matters across diverse industries.

Sara is skilled at navigating unique challenges and identifying opportunities. Her clients value her attention to crucial details, responsiveness to their needs, and ability to provide practical legal advice in difficult and complex situations. Sara delivers personal attention and sophisticated, strategic solutions.

Sara is actively involved in key organizations supporting the entrepreneurial and investment community in Detroit and beyond.

Awards

  • Recipient, Notable Women in Law, Crain’s Detroit Business (2019)

  • Recipient, Most Valuable Professional, Corp! Magazine (2019)

  • Recipient, Women in Tech, Crain’s Detroit Business (2015)

  • Recipient, Women in the Law, Michigan Lawyers Weekly (2015)

  • Honoree, Michigan Super Lawyers Rising Stars (2010)

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Education

  • Wayne State University Law School (1996)

    magna cum laude

    Order of the coif

  • University of Michigan (1993)

    B.S.

    cum laude

Admissions

  • State - Michigan

Professional Affiliations

  • Michigan Venture Capital Association

    Member and Former Board Member

  • State Bar of Michigan

    Member

  • Oakland County Bar Association

    Member

Community Involvement

  • Techstars

    Detroit mentor