Sarah Denis

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Sarah Denis

Wilmington

(302) 384-9412

sxd@elliottgreenleaf.com

 

 

 

Sarah Denis is an associate in the Firm’s Wilmington, Delaware office. She focuses her practice on commercial and corporate litigation, issues of internal corporate governance, general litigation and bankruptcy and restructuring matters.

Ms. Denis received her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Miami School of Law and a 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.

Sarah is an active member of the American Bar Association Business Law Section, Pennsylvania Bar Association, and the National Association of Women Lawyers. She is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the state of Florida, and is awaiting admission in the District of Columbia. Ms. Denis will also be sitting for the Delaware Bar Exam in July 2019.

A native of Miami, Florida, Sarah currently resides in Cherry Hill, New Jersey with her husband.

Publications: While in law school, her article “Using the Class Action Fairness Act as a Loophole Around the Magnuson Moss’s Jurisdictional Requirements” was published in the National Law Review as the winner of the Fall 2015 National Law Review Student Writing Competition (winning articles are published alongside those written by respected attorneys from Am Law 200 and other prominent firms, as well as from other respected professional associations), and was reprinted in the Journal of Consumer and Commercial Law (University of Houston Law Center), the official publication of the State Bar of Texas. See 19 J. Consumer & Com. L. 124 (westlaw). Her article was also cited by the treatise Newberg on Class Actions. See § 21:7. Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act (MMWA), 7 Newberg on Class Actions § 21:7 (5th ed.)(westlaw and print).

Awards: During law school, Ms. Denis received several awards, including the University of Miami School of Law’s HOPE Pro Bono Challenge, where she completed over 450 pro bono hours, was distinguished for her excellence in legal advocacy, and selected as an outstanding 3L for the 2016-2017 academic year. In December 2017, she was awarded with the Dean’s Certificate of Achievement in Mindful Ethics taught by Professor Jan Jacobowitz and Professor Scott Rogers. In March 2016, she was also awarded with the ABA Business Law Section Diversity Clerkship (Summer Law Clerk to the Honorable Vice Chancellor Tamika Montgomery-Reeves at the Delaware Court of Chancery for Summer 2016). In November 2015, she was the winner of the National Law Review Student Writing Competition.

Bar Admissions: 

  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 2018
  • Florida (Sworn in on September 24, 2018)
  • *District of Columbia (Pending Admission)
  • *Not Admitted in Delaware (Sitting for the July 2019 DE Bar Exam)