Sarah Klein

Attorney at Law

SKLEIN@beckerlawyers.com

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Bio

Sarah Klein works with startups, established businesses, and broker-dealer clients on a wide range of corporate and securities matters including mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, SEC disclosure and securities regulation, and FINRA arbitrations. Sarah also represents clients in a variety of civil litigation matters involving business and contract disputes, regulatory, and securities matters.

EXPERIENCE

  • Secured dismissal of a $9.9 million claim brought against a registered broker-dealer client by a former technology vendor in an American Arbitration Association (AAA) arbitration.
  • Represented seller in corporate restructuring and sale of business to a private equity firm for $18 million.
  • Obtained summary judgment victory for litigation client including a treble damages award under the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act.
  • Defense of a securities broker facing a serious fraud charge in connection with activities as a bond trader. Successfully opposed a motion for summary judgment in a regulatory proceeding allowing the matter to proceed to a final hearing where client is permitted to present evidence and witness testimony before an extended hearing panel.
  • Representation of long-time public healthcare client, DLH Corporation, in the closing of a $95 million credit facility for the acquisition of privately-held firm, Social & Scientific Systems (SSS). The newly acquired firm was purchased for $70 million in cash with a $25 million working capital revolving credit line available to support future cash needs.

RECOGNITION

  • Lead Articles Editor, German Law Journal (2014-2015)
  • Quarterfinalist, Robert J. Grey, Jr. Negotiations Competition (2013)
  • Dean’s Advisory Group, Washington & Lee University School of Law (2012-2015)