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Sara is an associate in the firm’s Hartford office, where she practices with the firm’s Litigation Department. Sara represents clients in complex business disputes and has substantial experience with litigation in state and federal courts, and with arbitration proceedings. She has litigated a wide variety of claims, including breach of contract, tortious interference with contract, negligence, fraud and misrepresentation, breach of fiduciary duty, and unfair trade practices. Sara also serves as local counsel for cases pending in state and federal courts in Connecticut.


Work Experience

  • Hinckley Allen
    • Associate (2017-Present)
  • United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Connecticut, Honorable Julie A. Manning, Chief Bankruptcy Judge
    • Clerkship (2017)
  • Winget, Spadafora & Schwartzberg, LLP
    • Associate (2013-2017)
  • Reid & Riege, P.C.
    • Summer Associate (2012)

Honors & Awards

  • Best Lawyers® Ones to Watch (2021)
    • Commercial Litigation
  • Hartford County Bar Association Scholarship, Recipient
  • CALI Excellence Award for Class Performance in Alternative Dispute Resolution, Lawyering Process, and Secured Transactions

Professional Affiliations

  • Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (Connecticut Chapter); Emerging Leaders, Member
  • Connecticut Bar Association: Commercial Law & Bankruptcy, Federal Practice, Women in Law, and Young Lawyers
  • Connecticut Construction Industries Association; Young Contractors Forum
  • Hartford Bar Association

Bar Memberships

  • Connecticut
  • Massachusetts
  • United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • United States District Court, District of Connecticut

News & Insight


Reducing the Regulatory Role of the FDA: Promoting Patient Autonomy to Choose Avastin and Other Cancer Drugs

November 1, 2012
Firm News

59 Hinckley Allen Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2021

August 20, 2020

Hinckley Allen is pleased to announce that Best Lawyers® has recognized 59 attorneys in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, including 12 “Lawyers of the Year.” Best Lawyers® has also recognized 10 Hinckley Allen attorneys in their inau…

Firm News

Hinckley Allen Continues Strategic Growth, Hiring Four New Associates: Kaitlin M. Humble, Monica D. Mohan, Diane E. Rojas, and Sara J. Stankus Join the Firm

September 14, 2017

Hinckley Allen is pleased to welcome four new associates, all of whom bring a wide range of experiences and insights to our firm. As Hinckley Allen continues to grow strategically across the Northeast, these associates join a dedicated team of attorneys co…

Case Study

Hinckley Allen Helps Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities Uphold Largest Purchase Power Agreements for Renewable Energy in the History of the Commonwealth

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court affirmed the Commonwealth’s Department of Public Utilities (DPU) approving power purchase agreements (PPAs) for hydroelectric energy that the Commonwealth’s three largest utilities had awarded to Hydro-Québec u…