Sarah B. Dannecker

Associate She / Her / Hers
Sarah B. Dannecker is an associate in the Business and Transactions Department. She has experience representing clients in a variety of corporate transactional matters, including securities law, assisting financial institutions and bank holding companies with mergers and acquisitions; and privacy and data security law in areas such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and other federal and state privacy and data security statutes and regulations. She also assists companies with data breach investigations and responses, as well as researches and prepares multi-state surveys and analyses relating to privacy laws. Prior to joining the firm, Sarah worked as a patent prosecution paralegal at a national intellectual property firm and as a contracts manager in the legal department for a global water and energy company.

Professional Highlights

Pro Bono Experience

Sarah’s pro bono work includes assisting nonprofits with converting to a 501(c)(3) organization, representing a client in an eviction expungement through the Volunteer Lawyers Network, preparing and filing a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) renewal application, and preparing documentation for a case involving human trafficking.

Professional Activities

Paralegal Committee Co-Chair, Minnesota State Bar Association, 2011-2013

Recognition & Accomplishments

North Star Lawyer, Minnesota Bar Association, 2020

Board Memberships & Community Service

Career Mentor, Jeremiah Program


Sarah is a frequent contributor to the firm's CyberAdviser blog.

Co-author, "Virtual Shareholder Meetings in the Time of COVID-19," The Legal Intelligencer, April 27, 2020



Mitchell Hamline School of Law (J.D., summa cum laude, 2019)
Recipient, CALI Excellence for the Future Award for the highest grade in Constitutional Law

Hamline University (B.A., magna cum laude, 2004)