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Sarah Wade


St. Louis
314 552 6197 direct

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.