Sarah B. Wallace

Partner
Denver

Sarah B. Wallace has focused her practice on representing businesses in litigation and appeals for nearly 20 years. Her experience includes mortgage-related litigation, trade secret litigation, breach of contract litigation, employment litigation (including enforcement of non-competition and non-disclosure agreements), and insurance coverage. Sarah regularly represents financial institutions, manufacturers, and software development companies in state and federal proceedings, arbitrations, and mediations.

Sarah is well versed in the day-to-day business needs and goals of her clients and serves as primary outside counsel for a number of clients, providing advice on a variety of business situations and contractual matters, identifying risk management solutions, and mitigating litigation exposure.

Experience 

Representative Matters

  • Successfully defended an action seeking injunctive relief based on a non-compete agreement subsequent to the sale of a business
  • Prevailed on motion to dismiss a wage claim act claim in employment litigation between a manufacturer and its former branch managers
  • Represented a beer manufacturer in a multiple-venue insurance dispute and prevailed on summary judgment or by motion to dismiss in each venue

Professional Highlights

Judicial Clerkships

Chief Justice Minzner, Supreme Court of New Mexico – Santa Fe, 1999-2000

Professional Activities

American Bar Association, Fellow

Colorado Bar Association

New York State Bar Association

Denver Bar Association

Recognition & Accomplishments

American Lawyer, Woman Leader in The Law, 2020

Colorado Super Lawyers, 2010, 2015-2019

Colorado Super Lawyers—Top 50 Women Lawyers 2016, 2018-2019

Board Memberships & Community Service

Colorado Lawyers Committee

Colorado Bar Association, Amicus Brief Committee

Committee on Conduct, U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado

Credentials 

Education

University of Colorado Law School (J.D. 1999)

Colby College (B.A. 1992, with distinction)

Admissions

Colorado

New York

U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit