Overview

Sarah K. Schiferl is working in several practice areas, including General Litigation and Products Liabiltiy and Mass Torts, to learn and gain experience in her first year as an associate before choosing a practice group.

Sarah has handled work ranging from discovery and drafting briefs and motions to deposition preparation. She is extremely detail-oriented and applies a creative problem-solving approach to all of her work.

Sarah also brings hands-on experience from serving as a Schiff Hardin summer associate in 2015.

  • Credentials

    Education

    • University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D., 2016, cum laude
      Notre Dame Law Review, Executive Managing Editor
      International Law Society, President
    • Tufts University, B.A., International Relations and French, 2013, cum laude
      High Thesis Honors

    Bar Admissions

    • Illinois
      • U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois
      • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

          Professional Memberships

          • American Bar Association
          • Chicago Bar Association
          • Women's Bar Association of Illinois
        • Insights

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          Spinning Out of Control? Fidget Spinner Regulation and Safety

          Schiff Hardin Product Liability & Mass Torts Blog

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          Medical Device Manufacturers Face A Cybersecurity “Heartache”

          Schiff Hardin Product Liability & Mass Torts Blog

        • Citizenship

          Pro Bono Activities

          Sarah is actively involved in pro bono legal work ranging from custody disputes to representation of asylum applicants before the Immigration Court. She currently represents an inmate in a Section 1983 claim for failure to protect.

        Product Liability & Mass Torts Blog

        Spinning Out of Control? Fidget Spinner Regulation and Safety

        Children of all ages—and many adults—can’t keep their hands off fidget spinners, the best-selling toys of the spring and one of hottest new fad toys on the market. Schools in some states have banned them, while others find them helpful for children with attention-related difficulties. Predictably, fidget spinner manufacturers and distributors are feeling the heat...… Continue Reading

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