Sara is an Associate in the Fort Lauderdale office, where she practices in the firm’s Financial Services Litigation group. Her practice focuses on defending banking and financial institutions in a variety of civil litigation matters in both the state and federal context.
Sara’s consumer finance litigation experience ranges from contested residential mortgage foreclosure to federal regulatory compliance, including the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), Real Estate Settlement and Procedures Act (RESPA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (FDCPA), and Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), among others. Sara also has experience in collections processes and litigation throughout Burr’s footprint, including garnishments, levies, and liens. Additionally, Sara represents insurance companies in residential and commercial contract disputes.
Prior to joining Burr, Sara attended the University of Miami School of Law, where she served as an Articles and Comments Editor for the University of Miami Law Review, member of the Charles C. Papy, Jr. Moot Court Board, President of the Student Bar Association, Dean’s Fellow with the Academic Achievement Program, and extern for the Honorable James Lawrence King of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida. Sara was inducted into Iron Arrow Honor Society, the highest honor attained at the University of Miami, as well as the Society of Bar & Gavel. She was the 2014-15 recipient of the Joseph H. Bogosian Student Leadership Award and was awarded the Dean’s Certificate of Achievement in Criminal Procedure and Legal Communications & Research. Sara holds a Bachelor of Science in Journalism, with an outside concentration in Theatre, from the University of Florida.
Sara stays involved with the South Florida community by volunteering with the Junior League of Greater Fort Lauderdale and performing improvisational comedy with Sick Puppies Comedy in Boca Raton.