Saint Louis University School of Law,
J.D., magna cum laude, 2010
Editor, Saint Louis University Law Journal
Order of the Woolsack
University of Missouri-Columbia,
B.S., Business Administration, cum laude, 2000
American Bar Association
Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists
Missouri Bankers Association
The Missouri Bar Association
The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
The Illinois State Bar Association
Thompson Coburn LLP
Summer Associate, 2009
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Senior Assistant Examiner, 2002-2004
Assistant Examiner, 2001-2002
The Boone County National Bank of Columbia
Internal Auditor, 2001
Assistant Branch Manager, 2000-2001
Retail Service Representative/Teller, 1997-2000
Sarah is a member of the firm's Banking and Commercial Finance and Financial Restructuring practice areas.
Her practice includes the representation of lenders, banks and borrowers in commercial finance, regulatory and restructuring matters. Since joining Thompson Coburn, she has assisted clients in secured, unsecured, syndicated and asset-based lending transactions, regulatory compliance matters and loan work out situations.
Sarah also assists clients with regulatory needs in connection with alcohol manufacturing and distribution, including the procurement of city, state and federal licenses and permits and certificates of label approval. She also has experience drafting and negotiating general commercial contracts, including production and wholesaler agreements.
Prior to joining Thompson Coburn, Sarah was an Examiner in the Safety & Soundness unit of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. While in that role, she performed examinations of banks, bank holding companies and financial holding companies, served as a Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering specialist, performed ongoing financial monitoring and analysis of a designed portfolio of institutions and served as the primary regulatory contact for those institutions.