Sarah is a member of Maynard Cooper’s Cybersecurity & Privacy practice. She has earned the ANSI-accredited Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US) credential through the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).
Sarah’s practice focuses on cybersecurity incident response planning, vendor management, and data breach litigation. She has successfully represented clients in both federal and state courts. Her clients include businesses from a variety of industries, from Fortune 500 companies to technology start-ups. Notably, she has handled a complex data breach case where Plaintiffs had alleged that over 1,000,000 records had been compromised, has helped major U.S. companies to develop enterprise-level incident response plans, and has negotiated numerous vendor contracts on behalf of her clients. Sarah is a frequent speaker on cybersecurity risk management, and is the author of a paper on vendor management that was recently published in the Sedona Conference Journal. Sarah was recently appointed to serve as the Vice Chair of the Alabama State Bar Cybersecurity Task Force.
She received her J.D. magna cum laude from the University of Alabama School of Law and holds a B.A. summa cum laude from the University of Alabama.
Sarah's Affiliations & Civic Involvement
Alabama State Bar Association - Vice Chair of Alabama State Bar Cybersecurity Task Force
Birmingham Bar Association, Young Lawyer’s Section
American Bar Association, Litigation and Science and Technology Law Sections
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama (2011-2012)
University of Alabama School of Law
(2011, J.D., magna cum laude; Alabama Law Review, Articles Editor; Hugo Black Scholar; Order of the Coif; John A. Campbell Moot Court Board; ABA National Moot Court Team)
University of Alabama
(2008, B.A., summa cum laude; University Honors Program; Phi Beta Kappa)