With over 15 years of experience, Sarah Trankiem focuses her practice on defending pharmaceutical and medical device companies in high-stakes litigation. Sarah is a trusted adviser with the ability to develop and implement comprehensive defense strategies through virtually all phases of litigation.
An effective and efficient litigator, Sarah has deep experience managing complex cases in state and federal courts and has served as defense liaison counsel in various California coordinated proceedings.
Sarah guides defense and oversees case management issues, develops strategy for depositions of plaintiffs and other fact witnesses, negotiates for early dismissals of actions and handles dispositive law and motion practice resulting in obtaining summary judgment.
A strategic thinker, Sarah has also handled trial preparation in California state court in product liability cases, including preparing motions in limine and various trial briefs.
Prior to joining the firm, Sarah was counsel at an AmLaw 100 firm.
Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2013-2014
Los Angeles Magazine Top Women Attorneys in Southern California, 2013-2014