Sara E. Potts

Sara E. Potts

Doerner, Saunders, Daniel & Anderson, LLP
  • Business Law, Insurance Defense, Construction Law...
  • Oklahoma
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Summary

Sara Potts focuses her practice in the areas of general and business litigation, business and corporate transactions, contract drafting, review and disputes, administrative law, nursing home litigation, medical malpractice litigation, and construction law. She also counsels clients regarding business practices and protection, corporate formation and liability, and employer/employee contractual relationships. Since graduating magna cum laude from Oklahoma City University School of Law in 2014, Sara has extensively participated as associate counsel in several state and federal lawsuits, hearings, and administrative and agency proceedings. Prior to joining Doerner, Sara worked at a small, private litigation firm in Oklahoma City, taking lead on the majority of the motion practice and pre-trial litigation matters for a diverse client base. During law school, Sara served as Executive Editor for the Oklahoma City University Law Review. She also participated as a Student Member of the William J. Holloway, Jr. American Inn of Court, received four CALI Awards for Excellence, and received the Dean’s Legal Ethics Award for Excellence. Before starting her legal career, Sara spent over ten years in hospitality services working for a large restaurant management company in Oklahoma City.

Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Insurance Defense
  • Construction Law
  • Native American Law
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Oklahoma
10th Circuit
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Associate Attorney
Doerner, Saunders, Daniel & Anderson, LLP
- Current
Associate Attorney
Danny K. Shadid, P.C.
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Represented large Oklahoma nursing home facilities in numerous employment matters, including over twenty Title VII and Title IX charge complaints which were all successfully resolved and/or dismissed by the EEOC. Represented large Oklahoma nursing home management company in administrative and agency matters, including resident issues and Certificate of Need (CON) disputes before the Oklahoma State Department of Health. Represented large Oklahoma nursing home management companies in several medical negligence lawsuits involving the Oklahoma Nursing Home Care Act and Long Term Care Security Act. Represented Oklahoma business owners in corporate business litigation regarding breach of contract and dissolution/ejectment disputes under the Oklahoma Limited Liability Act. Represented large Oklahoma City nightclub in premises liability and wrongful death lawsuits in state court. Represented commercial property owners in bad faith insurance litigation in federal court. Represented large-scale general contractor company in numerous contractual matters, including subcontractor disputes, construction negligence lawsuits, contract drafting, and contract negotiations. Represented Oklahoma business owners in employee contract negotiations and contract drafting. Represented Oklahoma business owners in employment litigation involving breach of contract, non-solicitation agreements, and misappropriation under the Oklahoma Uniform Trade Secrets Act.
Education
Oklahoma City University School of Law
J.D. / Law (2014)
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Honors: Full Merit Scholars Scholarship, Dean's Lists, Faculty Honor Rolls, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Delta Phi, CALI Awards for Contracts I, Domestic Violence and the Law, Children and the Law, and Firearms Law and 2nd Amendment.
Activities: Executive Editor, Oklahoma City University Law Review, 2013-2014; Published Note: "A Double-Edged Sword: Explaining the Lack of HIV Intentional Transmission Prosecutions against Homosexual Males in Oklahoma" (Winter 2014)
Professional Associations
Oklahoma County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
Board Member/Subcommittee Chair
Current
Ruth Bader Ginsberg Inn of Court
Associate Member
- Current
Oklahoma Bar Association Women in Law Committee
Committee Member/Subcommittee Chair
- Current
Activities: Subcommittee Chair for Social Media
Oklahoma Bar Association # 32104
Member
- Current
Oklahoma County Bar Association
Member
- Current
Federal Bar Association
Member
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Website
Doerner, Saunders, Daniel & Anderson, L.L.P.
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Contact & Map
Doerner, Saunders, Daniel & Anderson, LLP
105 N. Hudson
Suite 1000
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
USA
Telephone: (405) 319-3500
Fax: (405) 319-3537