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Sarah F. Sparrow

Senior Counsel

Practice Areas
Banking & Commercial Transactions
Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Creditors' Rights
Litigation
Profile

Sarah F. Sparrow, senior counsel with the firm, is Board Certified in both Business and Consumer Bankruptcy Law (North Carolina State Bar and American Board of Certification).

Sarah has over thirty years experience in the practice of bankruptcy and insolvency law. She has extensive experience in all areas of bankruptcy and debtor-creditor relations with the majority of her experience having been in Chapter 11 business reorganizations.  Her experience includes the representation of debtors, secured and unsecured creditors, creditors committees, landlords, parties to executory contracts and Chapter 7 panel trustees.  She has represented parties in numerous businesses including the automotive, furniture and construction industries.  She represents clients in all the federal districts in North Carolina and in federal courts outside of North Carolina.  She served as law clerk to Bankruptcy Judges Rufus W. Reynolds and Jerry G. Tart, United States Bankruptcy Court, Middle District North Carolina.

Education
  • J.D., University of North Carolina
  • M.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • B.S.N., Duke University
Licensure
  • North Carolina
Admissions
  • North Carolina Courts
  • US District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
  • US District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
  • US District Court for the Western District of North Carolina
  • US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • Federal Courts of North Carolina
  • US Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
  • US Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
  • US Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of North Carolina
Honors
  • Listed in North Carolina Super Lawyers in the area of Bankruptcy: Business for 2014 - 2017; listed in the area of Bankruptcy & Creditor/ Debtor Rights for 2010 - 2013
  • Received "Top 10" Attorney Award for North Carolina 2014 by The National Academy for Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • Business Leader Media's 2010 Women Extraordinaire
  • Johnston Scholar, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Professional Organizations
  • Greensboro Bar Association
  • Carolinas Network of the International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC), Chair 2011 and 2012; Board 2007-2014
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Bankruptcy Section Council member 2010-2013
  • American Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Turnaround Management Association (TMA)
Contact Us
  • 100 North Greene St. Suite 600
  • Greensboro, NC 27401
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  • P.O. Box 2888
  • Greensboro, NC 27402
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  • Phone: 336.378.1431
  • Fax: 336.274.6590
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