Sarah Sloan Reeves
- Work Highlights
- Professional & Civic Activities
Sarah is a Member in Stoll Keenon Ogden's Lexington office and has been with the firm since 2010. She is a member of the Business Services practice with a focus on Mergers & Acquisitions, Healthcare and Equine. She is also a member of the Antitrust, Trusts & Estates, Tax and Real Estate practices. Prior to joining the firm, Sarah served as a law clerk to the Honorable Eugene E. Siler, Jr. During her clerkship, she assisted with cases before the Fourth, Sixth, Ninth, Tenth, and Eleventh Circuits.
Sarah is a graduate of the University of the Kentucky College of Law, where she was elected to the Order of the Coif and served as the editor-in-chief of the Kentucky Law Journal. Prior to attending law school, she taught high-school English.
Sarah is a member of the Kentucky and American Bar associations. She is a member of Christ Church Cathedral.
Acquisition of Appalachian Oil and Natural Gas Properties
Acquisition of 1.46 million oil and gas acres in eastern United States (primarily Pennsylvania and West Virginia) with more than 9,000 producing wells. SKO performed due diligence and prepared transaction documents.
Related Practices: Mineral & Environmental Law
Related Industries: Energy & Natural Resources
Estate Planning & Administration
SKO administers the estates of notable horsewomen and horsemen and is actively involved in planning estates in the shifting economic climate.
Related Practices: Business Services, Tax, Real Estate , Equine Transactional
Related Industries: Equine, Banks & Financial Services
Family Business Succession Planning- Sale to Grantor Trusts- Charitable Planning
Represented multi-generation family in planning for their family and estates after the sale of the family business, including preparing and/or implementing Delaware Trusts, a charitable lead annuity trust, limited liability companies, sale to dynasty trusts and valuation discounts as well as assisting in the administration of the estates of several family members after their unexpected deaths.
Related Practices: Business Services
Related Industries: Retail
Reorganization, Refinancing and Acquisition of Major Healthcare Entity
Stoll Keenon Ogden represented a major healthcare services entity, its affiliated upstream and sister companies, its owners and its founding management team in comprehensive reorganization, refinancing and acquisition transactions totaling more than $300 million. The matters resulted in the closing of a senior secured term loan and revolving credit facilities secured by owned senior care facilities in four states with a 9-member syndicate of commercial banks; the requisition of waivers, consents and estoppels from various property lessors on leased senior care facilities in four states; restructuring of upstream holding companies and combination of two upstream ownership groups and boards of managers; the creation of a management company; the introduction of healthcare facility management agreements; the migration of payroll and benefits for more than 7,000 employees; the related restructuring of multiple lease and debt financing and supplier relationships; the creation and reorganization of multiple SPE organizations accompanied by extensive non-consolidation analysis and issuance of a substantive non-consolidation opinion to the lending syndicate; the exercise of purchase option and acquisition of multiple senior care facilities; the contribution of additional equity capital from the client’s majority owners; and the amendment and restructuring of multiple Master Lease and inter-creditor agreements.
Related Practices: Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring, Business Services, Corporate Finance & Lending, Healthcare , Labor, Employment & Employee Benefits, Mergers & Acquisitions, Tax
Related Industries: Banks & Financial Services, Healthcare
Professional & Civic Activities
American Bar Association
Kentucky Bar Association
Fayette County Bar Association
FCBA Women Lawyers' Association
Central Kentucky Youth Orchestra, board member, 2013
Leadership Lexington, 2012-2013
Junior Achievement, Fayette County Public Schools, volunteer teacher, 2011
FCBA Women Lawyers' Association, committee chair, community service committee, 2011
The Kentucky Law Journal Association, Lexington, KY, president of the board of directors, 2010-2011
Law clerk to the Hon. Eugene E. Siler, Jr., Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Kentucky Law Journal, Editor-in-Chief
Order of the Coif
CALI Award for Academic Excellence in Federal Courts, 2009
Colvin P. Rouse Award
Donald A. Winslow Memorial Scholarship
Best Brief Award, Harlan Writing Club
Roy Moreland Scholarship
|Oct. 2012||“Equine Sales & Use Taxation," KyCPA “Horsing Around” Seminar, Lexington, KY|
|Apr. 19, 2012||"Ethics Issues for In-House Counsel: Vignettes to Ponder, Pts. 1 & 2," presented with Thomas E. Rutledge, A.J. Singleton and Allison J. Donovan, 22d Annual Issues for Corporate House Counsel CLE Seminar|
|Feb. 17, 2011||"Creditors' Use of Charging Orders and Other Techniques," co-speaker, 13th Biennial Business Associations Law Institute, UK/CLE|
|Aug. 24, 2010||"A Clinic for Precise Writing," How-to-Guide for Publishing, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Kentucky|
|Dec. 2012||Analysis: What is the Fiscal Cliff?, www.lanereport.com, December 18, 2012|
|Jul. 2012||"When the World Ends I Want to be in Kentucky Because There Everything Happens Thirty Years Late: Kentucky Finally Joins the Modern Rule Against Marketability Discounts in Dissenter Rights Actions," Kentucky Bar Association Bench & Bar, co-authored with Thomas E. Rutledge|
|2011||"An Examination of the Charging Order Under Kentucky's LLC and Partnership Acts (Parts I & II)," Kentucky Law Journal Online, co-authored with Thomas E. Rutledge|
|2009||"Reading, 'Riting, Rithmetic, and Responsibility," Advocating for the Development of Controlled-Choice Student-Assignment Plans after Parents Involved, 97 KY. L.J. 199|