T: 916.789.3900, T: 707.252.9000
Areas of Practice
Real Estate Disputes
Mediation and Arbitration including California Association of Realtors dispute resolution
Real Estate Transactions, Financing and Acquisitions
Purchases & Sales, Private Sales (For Sale by Owner, Estate Sales)
Loan Agreements, Defaults, Modifications, Short sales & Deed-in-Lieu
Business and Corporate Law
Formation and Dissolution
Mergers & Acquisitions
Intellectual Property and Contracts
Sarah is Senior Counsel with the Business and Real Estate group of GVM. A native of Northern California, Sarah practiced law in the Sacramento area for 13 years prior to joining GVM. Sarah has extensive experience representing and advising clients and businesses of all sizes in transactional matters and mediation/arbitration in real estate disputes. Sarah also represents clients in commercial and residential real estate, financing, acquisitions, business transactions, and a range of real estate issues including purchases and sales. Sarah has been a licensed real estate broker for over 8 years.
When not working Sarah can be found cheering on her three children at their many sports activities. She enjoys traveling, reading, skiing, boating, relaxing with family and friends and wine-tasting.
Cornell University, Ithaca, New York. B.S. Food Science and Biotechnology, 2002
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, Sacramento, CA. J.D. concentration in Intellectual Property 2005
Honors & Awards
Super Lawyer – Rising Star (Real Estate)
Voted #1 Attorney over 10 years in a row by Style Magazine readers
Interviewed by many publications including the Los Angeles Times, BusinessWeek, BBC, Mortgage Banking, Fox 40, Sacramento Parent, Sacramento Business Journal, THE Registry, and Style Magazines.
Spoken publicly at various events, conferences, group meetings and continuing education seminars.
Professional Affiliations and Bar Membership
Cornell Alumni Interview Committee
American Bar Association
California Bar Association
California Bar Association Commercial Real Estate Lawyers
California Association of Realtors
Sacramento Association of Realtors
Placer County Association of Realtors
Joined the firm