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Sara Arrow

Associate
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Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

New York, USA
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Practice Expertise

  • Litigation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Complex Commercial Actions
  • Employment Law
  • Employment Litigation, Workplace ...
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Areas of Practice

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Complex Commercial Actions
  • Employment Law
  • Employment Litigation, Workplace ...
  • Litigation
  • Antitrust
  • Privacy and Data Security
  • White Collar Defense and Investigations
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Profile

Sara Arrow is an Associate in the Firm's Litigation department. Her practice focuses on complex commercial disputes, government and regulatory investigations, and employment law. From 2016 to 2017, Ms. Arrow served as a law clerk to the Hon. Michael A. Chagares of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. From 2015 to 2016, she served as a law clerk to the Hon. Paul S. Diamond of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Ms. Arrow has been named as a 2022 “Client Service All-Star” by The BTI Consulting Group, which recognizes attorneys who “stand above all the others in delivering the absolute best in client service.” Fewer than twenty-five associates nationwide were singled out by corporate counsel for this recognition. She has also been named a Super Lawyers’ “Rising Star” in the area of Business Litigation for 2021.

Representative Matters

Representing a major pharmaceutical company in an antitrust litigation relating to the innovator's blockbuster drug. Also defending the client in class actions brought by direct and indirect purchasers. Experience briefing antitrust and arbitration issues at the federal appellate level.

Conducting sensitive internal investigations concerning fraud, whistleblower complaints, conflicts of interest, and other allegations of corporate misconduct. Counseling clients on implementing effective compliance programs and best practices, including related to the False Claims Act, Anti-Kickback Statute, and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Advising corporate and not-for-profit clients on employment issues including employment and separation agreements, personnel policies and corporate governance, employee handbooks, worker classification, diversity and inclusion, harassment and discrimination investigations and administrative proceedings, restructurings, and social media issues.

Representing corporations and individuals in connection with federal, state, and local criminal and civil investigations, including in matters adverse to the Department of Justice, Federal Trade Commission, and the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Representing financial services companies, non-profit entities, and leadership teams concerning data and security assessments, oversight responsibilities, and internal investigations. Advising on breach procedures, breach response, and complying with federal and state regulatory requirements.

Successfully obtained class decertification for a consumer products manufacturer in a putative nationwide false advertising class action involving the labeling of a cosmetics product.

Representing a leading business process management company in defending Lanham Act and related claims brought by a competitor.

Representing educational institutions in Title IX compliance, internal investigations, and student disciplinary matters.

Pro Bono

Represented criminal defendant in direct appeal of criminal assault conviction.

Representing a Marine Corps veteran in connection with an application for a discharge upgrade.

Successfully represented a client in a coram nobis petition challenging the validity of her criminal conviction.

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit 
  • New York
  • New Jersey

Education

  • University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School (J.D., magna cum laude, 2015)
    • Comments Editor, University of Pennsylvania Law Review
  • Barnard College, Columbia University (B.A., magna cum laude, 2010)

Areas of Practice

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Complex Commercial Actions
  • Employment Law
  • Employment Litigation, Workplace Investigations, and Compliance
  • Litigation
  • Antitrust
  • Privacy and Data Security
  • White Collar Defense and Investigations

Professional Career


Professional Activities and Experience

MEMBERSHIPS: New York County Lawyers Association, Program Coordinator, Veterans Discharge Upgrade Project (2020 present); New York Lawyers for the Public Interest Pro Bono Advisory Council, Member (2021 – present)



SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS: “Van Buren v. United States: The Supreme Court Decision and Its Implications,” PLI Webinar (October 18, 2021)


Blogs

Antitrust Update

Antitrust Update Blog is a source of insights, information and analysis on criminal and civil antitrust and competition-related issues. Patterson Belknap’s antitrust lawyers represent clients in antitrust litigation and counseling matters, including those related to pricing, marketing, distribution, franchising, and joint ventures and other strategic alliances. We have significant experience with government civil and criminal/cartel investigations, providing the unique perspectives of former...

Data Security Law Blog

DataSecurityLaw.com is the firm’s resource for the latest news, analysis, and thought leadership in the critical area of privacy and cybersecurity law. Patterson Belknap’s Privacy and Data Security practice provides public and private enterprises, their leadership teams and boards with comprehensive services in this critical area. Our team of experienced litigators, corporate advisors and former federal and state prosecutors advises on a broad range of privacy and data protection matters...

Misbranded

Misbranded is Patterson Belknap’s blog covering false advertising litigation—both consumer class actions and competitor suits—with a particular focus on FDA-regulated products (foods/beverages, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, and dietary supplements).

New York Commercial Division Decisions

The blog is a source for insights and developments related to practice in the Commercial Division of the New York State Supreme Court. This blog reviews key developments in the Commercial Division, including important decisions handed down by the Commercial Division and appellate court decisions reviewing Commercial Division decisions. The blog also covers changes and proposed changes to Commercial Division rules and practice, including revisions to the rules since January 2015. The...

NY Patent Decisions Blog

NYPatentDecisionsBlog.com is a source for the latest patent decisions from the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. The blog is authored by Patterson Belknap’s Patent Litigation practice group, whose members are highly experienced trial attorneys with extensive technical knowledge. Many have advanced scientific degrees and industry experience in fields such as communications, electrical and electro-optical technology, semiconductor technology, metallurgical...

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