Overview

Sara Wright is a senior associate in WSHB’s Las Vegas office. She handles a wide range of civil litigation matters, including transportation, product liability, toxic tort, occupational exposure and employer liability, medical malpractice, complex torts and casualty, and construction defect. Sara has extensive experience defending corporations in complex torts, premises liability, and commercial transportation matters.

Prior to becoming a civil litigator, Sara worked at a local non-profit advocating for homeowners facing foreclosure and eviction by negotiating loan modifications, attending foreclosure mediations, and successfully reversing several wrongful foreclosures and evictions. Sara has also successfully negotiated hundreds of short sales, including deficiency waivers, and has donated time to her community by working on pro bono legal matters. She has been featured in Nevada Lawyer Magazine for her pro bono work.

Sara graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a Bachelor of Arts in English and a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology, Law and Society. She went on to earn her Juris Doctor at Capital University Law School in Columbus, Ohio. While in law school, Sara served as a judicial extern to Justice Maureen O’Connor of the Supreme Court of Ohio and was President of the Hispanic Law Students Association, Programming Coordinator for the Women's Law Association, and an Orientation Ambassador and Mentor for incoming law students. Sara was also a recipient of the Columbus Bar Foundation’s Marsha Rockey Schermer Memorial Scholarship.

Credentials

Clerkships

  • Judicial Extern for Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor, Supreme Court of Ohio

Education

  • Capital University Law School (J.D., 2008)
  • University of California, Irvine (B.A., 2003)

Licensed to Practice in

  • Nevada
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nevada
  • California
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California

Community

Community Activities

  • Nevada Foreclosure Mediation Program Mediator

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