Sarah K. Quinn

Sarah K. Quinn

Chicago, IL


Sarah is an experienced litigator and business advisor who handles all aspects of commercial dispute resolution. She has managed cases–from strategy to discovery to settlement negotiations–in both state and federal courts and before administrative agencies. Sarah has conducted and defended numerous depositions and has presented witnesses during trial.

Sarah has led cases involving alleged violations of Title VII, Title IX, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Whistleblower Protection Act and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act. She has litigated Fair Labor Standards Act collective actions, state wage and hour class actions, and employee misclassification claims.

Before joining Much, Sarah served as a law clerk for the Honorable Iain D. Johnston of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. During law school, she was a judicial extern for the Honorable Sharon Johnson Coleman of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. She also served as the Solicitations Editor for the Journal of College and University Law and was named "Best Oralist" in the first-year moot court competition.



University of Notre Dame Law School
J.D., 2015
University of Iowa
B.A., 2009
Johns Hopkins University
M.A.T., 2012

Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Professional Organizations

  • Chicago Bar Association, Alliance for Women
  • American Bar Association, Section of Litigation


Sarah serves on the board of directors for the Childcare Network of Evanston, a nonprofit that links families to early education, childcare, and other community resources to promote school readiness and family stability. 

Prior to her career in law, Sarah was a teacher with Teach For America in Baltimore, Maryland.

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