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Sara R. Strom

Associate

Education

The John Marshall Law School, J.D., 2014

DePaul University, B.A., 2011, magna cum laude

Admissions

Illinois

Sara lives by the motto “If you’re not learning and being challenged, you’re not growing.” She strives to surpass the expectations of her motor carrier, logistics and distributor clients every day. Most often described as focused, efficient and collaborative, Sara is a fierce advocate for members of the transportation industry both in and out of the court room.

Sara counsels clients in best practices and risk assessment as well as Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations and Department of Transportation requirements. Additionally, she handles exposure issues and personal injury claims resolving matters involving catastrophic loss, property damage, premises liability, insurance coverage, and contractual disputes.

Her experience includes acting as national trial counsel for a manufacturer where she supervised defense activities as well as acting as local counsel and primary liaison for a group of five manufacturers coordinating defense activities including analyzing risk, implementing case protocols and developing global defense strategies.

Outside of the office, Sara is as an entrepreneur and the owner of a kid craft company. She loves to travel and is fluent in Romanian and conversant in Spanish and German.

Honors

  • Selected to the Illinois Super Lawyers "Rising Stars" List: 2019

Memberships & Involvement

  • Chicago Volunteer Legal Services - Guardian Ad Litem for Minors
  • Member: Chicago Bar Association, Illinois Bar Association