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Sara J. Sherman | Associate

Phone: (713) 652-2525
Fax: (713) 652-5130
E-mail: ssherman@jdkglaw.com

Sara is a Houston native and received her B.A. from Texas State University with a double major in English and Political Science. She then attended South Texas College of Law where she graduated third in her law school class. After law school, Sara clerked for the Honorable Reed O’Connor, U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Texas. Since returning to Houston, Sara has focused her practice in the area of commercial litigation, with some emphasis on labor and employment matters. Sara joined JDKG in March of 2014.

Focus Areas

Commercial Litigation
Insurance Coverage Litigation / Bad Faith
Labor & Employment

Bar Admissions

Texas, 2012
United States District Court, Northern District of Texas, 2012
United States District Court, Southern District of Texas, 2013

Education

South Texas College of Law, J.D., 2011, summa cum laude
Transactional Law Practice Certificate
Texas State University, B.A., 2004, cum laude

Honors and Awards

Order of the Lytae
Dean’s List
South Texas Dean’s Merit Scholarship
Langdell Scholar, Contracts I
South Texas Law Review, Member 2010-2011
Kimberly K. Cauthorn Award for Distinguished Service, Spring 2010 and Spring 2011
Richard J. Graving Award in International Law, Spring 2011 Brief Award, Leroy Jeffers Intramural Moot Court Tournament, April 2010
Brief Award, Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, February 2011

Judicial Experience

Judicial Clerk, Honorable Reed O’Connor, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division, 2012
Judicial Intern, Honorable David Hittner, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division, 2011

Memberships and Activities

State Bar of Texas, Member, 2012 to present
State Bar of Texas, International Law Section, Student Member, 2010-2011
World Affairs Council of Houston, Member, 2009-2010

Publications

A Model Future: The Future of Foreign Direct Investment and Bilateral Investment Treaties, 53 S. TEX. LAW R. 605 (2012).

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