Overview

Sara Rosenberg is a corporate attorney who represents private and public companies, financial sponsors, and business owners across a wide range of industries, including private equity, banking, investment management, healthcare, telecommunications, equipment machinery and consumer products and services. Sara’s core practice involves advising clients in connection with mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures.

Sara also advises clients on cross-border transactions, restructurings, joint ventures and other complex transactions, as well as regulatory compliance, business formation, and ongoing corporate governance issues, and has extensive experience in drafting and negotiating complex commercial agreements.

  • Experience

    • Represented Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL) in its dispositions of Jostens Inc., the Minnesota maker of school memorabilia and class and championship rings, to private equity firm Platinum Equity for approximately $1.3 billion; Levolor and Kirsch window covering brands to Hunter Douglas for approximately $270 million; and Rexair business to investment funds affiliated with Rhône Capital, a global private equity firm.
    • Represented Altaris Capital Partners in its take-private acquisition of Analogic Corporation for approximately $1.1 billion, as well as its dispositions of CSafe Global, Healthcare Staffing Services, and OsoBio Pharmaceuticals.
    • Represented The Randolph Group in the sale of its Vandor business to Bioworld Merchandising.
    • Represented Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. in the sales of its Enterprise Services equipment and IT Services business and of its subsidiary Consolidated Communications of Iowa Company.
  • Credentials

    Education

    • Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 2011
      Fordham Law Review, Associate Editor
      Fordham Moot Court Board, Wormser Competition Editor
      Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award Recipient
    • Columbia University, B.A., Political Science and History, 2006

    Bar Admissions

    • New York
    • Washington

            Professional Memberships

            • American Bar Association
            • Washington State Bar Association
            • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, Pathfinders Program 2017
          • Insights

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            Schiff Hardin Advises Kimball International, Inc. in the Acquisition of Poppin, Inc. for $110 Million

            Schiff Hardin LLP is advising Kimball International, Inc., a leading design driven furniture manufacturer, in the acquisition of Poppin, Inc., a tech-enabled B2B commercial furniture design company, for $110 million with potential for additional contingent payments equal to $70 million.

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            Schiff Hardin Advises Altaris in Acquisition of 3M’s Drug Delivery Business

            Schiff Hardin LLP represented Altaris Capital Partners LLC, a private investment firm focused on the healthcare industry, in its $650 million acquisition of substantially all of Kindeva Drug Delivery from 3M Company.

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            Three Practices Recognized in The Legal 500 for Fourth Year in a Row

            Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that three of the firm’s practice groups have been recognized for the fourth year in a row in The Legal 500 United States 2019 guide, which provides a nationwide analysis of law firms that provide cutting-edge and innovative advice.

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            Nathan Honored as Nomi Champion for Legal Contributions to Prevent Human Trafficking

            Partner Harold Nathan was recognized as a Nomi Network Champion for his work supporting Nomi’s programs to create economic opportunities for survivors and women at risk of human trafficking in Cambodia and India.

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            Schiff Represents Newell in Sale of Rexair

            Schiff Hardin LLP represented Newell Brands, a leading global consumer goods company, in the sale of its Rexair business to investment funds affiliated with Rhône Capital, a global private equity firm.

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            Schiff Hardin Elects 10 New Partners

            Schiff Hardin is pleased to announce that 10 attorneys have been elected to its partnership, effective January 1, 2019.

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            Schiff Advised Altaris on $1.1 Billion Take-Private Acquisition of Analogic

            Schiff Hardin LLP served as legal counsel to Altaris Capital Partners in connection with an Altaris affiliate’s acquisition of Analogic Corporation for approximately $1.1 billion.

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            Schiff Hardin Represents Central Steel in Acquisition by Ryerson

            Schiff is representing Central Steel & Wire Company, a leading metal service center with a strong reputation as a valued supply chain partner.

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            Three Schiff Hardin Attorneys Named 2017 Leadership Council on Diversity Fellow and Pathfinders

            Founded in 2009, LCLD comprises more than 260 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners who are committed to creating a more diverse and inclusive legal profession.

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            Schiff Hardin Advises Client in Global M&A Network’s “U.S.A. ESOP Deal of the Year”

            Schiff Hardin is pleased to have been counsel to E&M Ice Cream in a transaction that was recently awarded the “U.S.A. ESOP Deal of the Year” at the 2016 Americas M&A Atlas Awards by Global M&A Network.

            Other Publications

            • “Toward a Functional Alternative to Courtroom Adjudication:  The Federal Arbitration Act and Third Party Document Discovery,” Fordham Law Review (Dec. 2010)