Profile

Sara concentrates her practice in matters pertaining to commercial bankruptcy and reorganizations, creditors' rights and commercial transactions.

She has represented a variety of clients, including Chapter 11 debtors, creditors' committees, not-for-profit corporations including hospitals and nursing homes, secured and unsecured creditors, purchasers of distressed businesses and landlords.

  • Listed in:
    • New York Super Lawyers®, Bankruptcy: Business, 2021
      • Upstate New York Rising Star, Bankruptcy: Business, 2018
    • Martindale-Hubbell®, AV Preeminent Rated
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York, Local Rules Committee
  • IWIRC NY Shining Star, 2017
  • Syracuse 40 Under 40 Honoree, 2015

  • COVID-19 @ Work: Straight Talk Series - Session V: Bankruptcy in the U.S., Employment Law Alliance, May 28, 2020
  • Panel Member, Ethics: Have I Gone Too Far?, American Bankruptcy Institute 13th Annual Mid-Atlantic Conference, August 3-5, 2017
  • Sterling Education Services, Inc., Landlord Tenant Law Seminar Bankruptcy Issues, 2013
  • Bankruptcy Law Update, Bond In-House Counsel CLE Series, April 2010
  • Bankruptcy Issues, New York State Bar Association Practical Skills Seminar, Collections and the Enforcement of Money Judgments, 2007

  • "Dynegy Parent Forced Into Bankruptcy," Bond Bankruptcy Report, July 17, 2012
  • "Subtenant Rights - Bankruptcy Court Takes a Practical Approach in Friendly Ice Cream Case," Bond Bankruptcy Report, May 22, 2012
  • "American Airlines Unions Seek Bankruptcy Court Intervention," Bond Bankruptcy Report, May 14, 2012
  • "Nondebtor Releases Permitted," Weil Gotshal & Manges Bankruptcy Bulletin, August 2006
  • "No Private Right of Action Permitted Against Oversecured Lenders to Remedy Violations of Section 506(b)," Weil Gotshal & Manges Bankruptcy Bulletin, Vol. 12, No. 9, September 2005

  • Board Member and Treasurer, Jewish Community Center of Syracuse
  • Advisory Committee Member, American Bankruptcy Institute Mid-Atlantic
  • Local Rules Committee Member, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York