Sussman Shank LLP is pleased to welcome Sarah Coates as an associate in the firm’s Business Department.  Sarah will focus her practice on general business and real estate matters including mergers and acquisitions, real estate transactions, and entity formation.  

Before joining Sussman Shank, Sarah served as a Research Assistant while attending the University of Oregon School of Law. She worked primarily on updating a treatise for Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code. As a participant in the school’s Advanced Domestic Violence Clinic, Sarah represented survivors of intimate partner violence in numerous family law matters. Concurrently, she assisted clients as a Law Clerk for a law firm in Eugene, Oregon, with various business, tax, and health care issues. 

Sarah received her B.A. in Psychology, summa cum laude, from Portland State University and earned a J.D. from the University of Oregon School of Law.  Sarah is admitted to practice law in Oregon.

“Sarah is a great addition to our team and we’re excited to have her provide additional support to the diverse needs of our business clients,” said Barry Caplan, Business Department Chair. 

Welcome aboard, Sarah!