Sarah A. Noe

Associate She / Her / Hers

Sarah Noe is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department and Bankruptcy and Restructuring Group. Sarah works with a diverse group of clients, including Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), commercial landlords, secured lenders, and various other businesses in commercial litigation, business disputes, and corporate bankruptcies. Sarah is also experienced in real estate transactions. Specifically, Sarah has experience representing publicly traded Net Lease REITs and private equity groups in various bankruptcy proceedings and in all aspects of commercial litigation matters. In her transactional practice, Sarah drafts purchase and sale agreements, lease agreements, and corresponding finance agreements.

Before joining Ballard Spahr as a summer associate, Sarah worked at the Center for Public Health Law and Policy at Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. At the Center, Sarah focused her research on Zika virus and the opioid epidemic.

Professional Highlights

Professional Activities

Member, Arizona Bankruptcy Inn of Court

Board Member, Maricopa County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division


Co-author, “Reframing the Opioid Epidemic as a National Emergency,” 318 JAMA. 1539, 2017

Co-author, “Emerging Legal Responses to Curb the Opioid Epidemic” 45 JLME. 460, 2017

Co-author, “The Call for a National Emergency in Response to the Opiate Epidemic,” Jurist – Academic Commentary, 2017

Co-author, “Reforming Federal Powers to Control Emerging Infectious Conditions: CDC’s Regulatory Proposals,” 13 A.B.A. Health eSource, 2016



University of Pennsylvania Law School (J.D. 2020)
Journal of Constitutional Law, Associate Editor
Wharton Certificate in Business Management
Penn Law Women’s Association

Arizona State University: Barrett, The Honors College (B.A., summa cum laude, 2017)
New American Scholarship – Presidential