Hill Ward Henderson is pleased to announce the addition of Sarah Gunn to the firm.
Gunn’s practice focuses on Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights and Commercial Litigation. She regularly represents businesses, secured and unsecured creditors, and financial institutions in all aspects of the bankruptcy process. She also represents clients in pre-bankruptcy workouts and restructurings, commercial foreclosures, and judgment enforcement proceedings.
Before joining the firm, Gunn served as a law clerk to the Honorable Kevin C. Newsom on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Following her clerkship, she represented life sciences companies, insurers, real estate companies, and growers’ associations in high-stakes and appellate litigation throughout the federal and state court systems, with a focus on legal strategy, motion practice, and appeals. She also represented clients in pro bono immigration, criminal, and civil cases, through briefing before state and federal appellate courts.
Gunn received her J.D. from the University of Alabama School of Law, where she was a Dean’s Scholar and Hugo L. Black Scholar Award recipient, and she served as a senior editor for the Alabama Law Review. During law school, Gunn was an Honors Intern for the Federal Bureau of Investigation. She held a Top Secret security clearance and spent over a year working with the white-collar-crime squad in the FBI’s Birmingham Field Office.
Gunn earned a B.S.B.A. in Economics and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Florida, where she was a member of the University Honors Program.