Sara M. Stappert is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department.
Ms. Stappert received her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Michigan Law School in 2019. While in law school, she served as the business and development editor of the Michigan Journal of International Law, as well as with the Women’s Law Student Association and the First Generation Law Student’s Association. Ms. Stappert was also a student attorney in the Michigan Innocence Clinic where she represented clients seeking post-conviction review of criminal sentences based on claims of actual innocence. Ms. Stappert was one of several students who worked to secure one client’s full exoneration in October of 2018.
Ms. Stappert graduated from the University of Michigan in 2016 with a B.A. with highest honors in history and communication studies.
Ms. Stappert is admitted to practice in the state of Illinois and is a member of the Chicago Bar Association.