Sara handles a broad portfolio of corporate and transactional legal work. Her practice encompasses the initial stages and formation of corporations and limited liability companies, as well as drafting, reviewing, and negotiating a wide range of transactional agreements, including commercial contracts, debt- and equity-based financing and securities documents, private placement memoranda, supply, distribution, and nondisclosure agreements, and term sheets. Sara has also facilitated M&A transactions of up to $20 million, including drafting asset and securities purchase agreements, performing due diligence, negotiating disclosure schedules, ensuring regulatory and tax compliance, and advising clients throughout the closing process.
Sara also has experience as nonprofit corporate counsel. Her work in this area comprises the initial incorporation of new nonprofits, submission of federal Applications for Recognition of Exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (IRS Form 1023), advising established nonprofit entities on issues regarding taxation and corporate governance, and effecting mergers and transactions with both businesses and nonprofits.
During her final semester of Boston College Law School, Sara interned at Citigroup in London and Dublin where she assisted the EMEA markets and securities services in-house counsel team with corporate and regulatory banking matters, including restructuring in preparation for Brexit and researching and implementing EU regulations. She also served as a research assistant to Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Luís Roberto Barroso and Professor Paulo Barrozo while at Boston College Law School.
Sara is dedicated to helping clients succeed in their business endeavors. Her liberal arts background and penchant for language help Sara craft clear and concise operating and transactional documents for clients. Sara is fluent in Spanish and proficient in Portuguese.
Prior to joining Rubin and Rudman, Sara worked as an Associate at a Vermont-based law firm in their Business Group.
Professional and Community Involvement
- Trustee of the Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History in Middlebury, Vermont
- Former AmeriCorps Community Health Promoter in Shelton, Washington
- Former HealthCorps Coordinator in Santa Ana, California
- Completed the Pro Bono Program and graduated a Public Interest Designation Fellow at Boston College Law School, following work with the New England Innocence Project, the Boston College Innocence Program, and the Massachusetts Committee for Public Counsel Services’ Innocence Program