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130 North Court Ave
Memphis TN 38103
Fax: 901.524.5024

Sarah Sexton practices in the areas of Corporate and Business Law and Mergers and Acquisitions.

A native Memphian, Sarah graduated in 2018 from the University of Mississippi with a degree in Public Policy Leadership and Business administration; she graduated in three years with highest honors. She went on to the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law at the University of Memphis, graduating with high honors in 2021.

Sarah was a summer Associate at Burch, Porter & Johnson in 2019 and 2020, and served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Magistrate Judge Tu M. Pham in 2019 and for the Honorable Chief Magistrate Judge Diane Vescovo in 2020, both in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee.

Outside of work, Sarah is a runner and loves exploring Memphis food and entertainment with her husband and other family members, all of whom live in Memphis.

Education

  • The University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law (J.D., 2021) magna cum laude
  • University of Mississippi (B.A., Public Policy Leadership and Business Administration, 2018) summa cum laude

Professional Honors and Activities

  • Summer Associate, Burch, Porter & Johnson, 2019, 2020
  • Judicial Extern for the Honorable Chief Magistrate Judge Diane Vescovo in 2020 and the Honorable Magistrate Judge Tu M. Pham in 2019; both of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee
  • CALI Award (highest grade) in Contracts and Contract Drafting at the Cecil B. Humphreys School of Law at the University of Memphis
  • Member of the Business and Tax Law Society and the Association for Women Attorneys at the Cecil B. Humphreys School of Law at the University of Memphis.

Publications and Presentations of Note

  • Research Assistant, “1L of a Ride (4th Edition)” by Professor Andrew McClurg. The book is required or recommended reading at law schools across the country.