Sarah Reid has handled a wide range of commercial litigation for major U.S. and international companies involving contract, securities, False Claims Act, business torts, environmental and intellectual property disputes. A substantial part of her practice has involved representing foreign companies in the U.S.
Named one of the “Top 50 Women” in New York Super Lawyers
in 2013 and winner of “The Burton Award for Legal Achievement” in 2009 from The Burton Foundation and in association with the Library of Congress, Sarah has extensive experience in trials, arbitrations, mediations and bankruptcy-related litigation across the country. She has also argued appeals before numerous appellate courts, including before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Sarah has represented international and U.S. companies in numerous industry sectors, including the pharmaceutical, financial services, energy, telecommunications, real estate and liquor industries. She has extensive experience in False Claims Act defense, including in nationwide AWP pricing cases. In addition, Sarah has represented financial institutions, as both the plaintiff and defendant, with respect to claims arising out of defaulted securities and loans, ERISA and corporate trust issues. She is also experienced in representing directors and officers in litigations and investigations. Furthermore, Sarah counsels academic health care institutions.
Clients trust Sarah’s judgement and advice because she consistently gets the results they want. Sometimes an advantageous settlement is preferable to litigation, while other circumstances require an all-out litigation battle and trial. Regardless of the situation, Sarah has proven time and again that she is a formidable advocate who is also level-headed and reasonable. Sarah is truly appreciated for her proven ability to navigate the complexities of litigation by rising to the challenge of finding the right solution at every turn.
The Banking Law Journal, editorial board, 2012–2015.
Mediator, U.S. District Court Southern District of New York.
New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, board member 1999–2011, executive committee 2004–2011, emeritus board member 2011–present.
“The Burton Award for Legal Achievement,” The Burton Foundation, in association with the Library of Congress, 2009.
Listed in “Top 50 New York Women Super Lawyers 2013.”
Listed in New York Super Lawyers, 2007 and 2009–2021.