Sarah J. Kinter
Associate / Chicago

P: (312) 881-5960

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Sarah represents clients in high-stakes cases at various stages of litigation. Her practice has focused on product liability, class actions, antitrust, and other complex commercial matters where she has led briefing of numerous dispositive motions, taken and defended expert depositions, and prepared key fact and expert witnesses for deposition and trial. Sarah is committed to advancing civil rights and voting rights through her pro bono practice, where she has partnered with multiple local and national non-profit groups.

Sarah graduated summa cum laude from Princeton University and with high honors from University of Chicago Law School, where she was awarded the Joseph Henry Beale Prize for Legal Research and Writing.

  • Gardasil Litigation

    Represents Merck in all aspects of products liability cases involving the HPV vaccine, Gardasil.

    In re Roundup Products Liability Litigation

    Member of trial and national science and expert teams, including litigation-wide and case-specific expert strategy. Trial in St. Louis County in fall 2022 resulted in a complete defense verdict.

    Audio Products Litigation

    Member of trial team for a Fortune 10 American technology company in a patent-infringement dispute relating to wireless headphones, wireless communications, and audio products. The case, set for trial in the Western District of Texas, settled on favorable terms right before trial.

    Confidential Commercial Arbitration

    Member of trial team in a licensing and intellectual property arbitration against a multi-national pharmaceutical company. The three-arbitrator panel ruled unanimously in favor of our client on all claims.

    • Associate, Goldman Ismail Tomaselli Brennan & Baum LLP
    • Associate, Eimer Stahl LLP
    • University of Chicago Law School (J.D., with high honors)
      • Joseph Henry Beale Prize for Legal Research and Writing
      • Pro Bono Service Initiative
    • Princeton University (B.A., History of Art, summa cum laude)
      • Phi Beta Kappa
    • Selected by Super Lawyers as an Illinois Rising Star (2023)
    • State of Illinois
    • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois