Biography

Sara Arrow is an Associate in the Firm's Litigation department. Her practice focuses on complex commercial disputes, government and regulatory investigations, and employment law. From 2016 to 2017, Ms. Arrow served as a law clerk to the Hon. Michael A. Chagares of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. From 2015 to 2016, she served as a law clerk to the Hon. Paul S. Diamond of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Ms. Arrow has been named as a 2022 “Client Service All-Star” by The BTI Consulting Group, which recognizes attorneys who “stand above all the others in delivering the absolute best in client service.” Fewer than twenty-five associates nationwide were singled out by corporate counsel for this recognition. She has also been named a Super Lawyers’ “Rising Star” in the area of Business Litigation for 2021.

Representative Matters

Representing a major pharmaceutical company in an antitrust litigation relating to the innovator's blockbuster drug. Also defending the client in class actions brought by direct and indirect purchasers. Experience briefing antitrust and arbitration issues at the federal appellate level.

Conducting sensitive internal investigations concerning fraud, whistleblower complaints, conflicts of interest, and other allegations of corporate misconduct. Counseling clients on implementing effective compliance programs and best practices, including related to the False Claims Act, Anti-Kickback Statute, and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Advising corporate and not-for-profit clients on employment issues including employment and separation agreements, personnel policies and corporate governance, employee handbooks, worker classification, diversity and inclusion, harassment and discrimination investigations and administrative proceedings, restructurings, and social media issues.

Representing corporations and individuals in connection with federal, state, and local criminal and civil investigations, including in matters adverse to the Department of Justice, Federal Trade Commission, and the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Representing financial services companies, non-profit entities, and leadership teams concerning data and security assessments, oversight responsibilities, and internal investigations. Advising on breach procedures, breach response, and complying with federal and state regulatory requirements.

Successfully obtained class decertification for a consumer products manufacturer in a putative nationwide false advertising class action involving the labeling of a cosmetics product.

Representing a leading business process management company in defending Lanham Act and related claims brought by a competitor.

Representing educational institutions in Title IX compliance, internal investigations, and student disciplinary matters.

Pro Bono

Represented criminal defendant in direct appeal of criminal assault conviction.

Representing a Marine Corps veteran in connection with an application for a discharge upgrade.

Successfully represented a client in a coram nobis petition challenging the validity of her criminal conviction.

Admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit 
  • New York
  • New Jersey
Professional Activities

MEMBERSHIPS: New York County Lawyers Association, Program Coordinator, Veterans Discharge Upgrade Project (2020 present); New York Lawyers for the Public Interest Pro Bono Advisory Council, Member (2021 – present)

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS: “Van Buren v. United States: The Supreme Court Decision and Its Implications,” PLI Webinar (October 18, 2021)

Publications