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Sarah Denis

Sarah Denis joined Almazan Law in November 2020 as an associate attorney in the Litigation and Real Estate practice groups. She focuses her practice on commercial and corporate litigation, real estate, issues of internal corporate governance, general litigation, and bankruptcy and restructuring matters.

Sarah also represents institutional lenders and borrowers in connection with the financing of real estate including mortgage loans and other financing transactions, including, but not limited to, loan workouts, restructurings, and loan sales and landlords in the leasing of commercial real estate and any ensuing disputes thereto.

She has several years of litigation and transactional experience, securing favorable results for the Firm’s clients including various final judgments in favor of institutional clients as well as commercial landlords.

Experience

Prior to joining Almazan Law, Sarah worked for a regional law firm based out of the Philadelphia area, where she focused her practice on commercial litigation and bankruptcy and restructuring matters.

Academic & Personal Background

Sarah received her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Miami School of Law and B.S. from Florida International University. 

While in law school, she served as an intern to the Honorable Vice Chancellor Montgomery-Reeves of the Delaware Court of Chancery and to the Honorable Frank Shepherd of the Third District Court of Appeal in Florida.

While earning her J.D., Sarah authored the article titled “Using the Class Action Fairness Act as a Loophole Around the Magnuson Moss’s Jurisdictional Requirements,” which was published in the National Law Review as the winner of the Fall 2015 National Law Review Student Writing Competition and reprinted in the Journal of Consumer and Commercial Law (University of Houston Law Center), the official publication of the State Bar of Texas. Her article also was cited by the treatise Newberg on Class Actions.

During law school, Sarah performed more than 450 hours of pro bono service as part of the University of Miami School of Law’s HOPE Pro Bono Challenge.

She and her husband, Beau, have a young daughter and enjoy doing outdoor activities.

Memberships 

  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section
  • Florida Bar
  • Pennsylvania Bar
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • U.S. District Court and Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court and Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court and Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court and Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court and Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court and Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Pennsylvania

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