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 Healthcare, Equine and Mergers & Acquisitions. 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 Bar Association and American Bar Association. She is a member of Christ Church Cathedral.
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.
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.
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.
SKO administers the estates of notable horsewomen and horsemen and is actively involved in planning estates in the shifting economic climate.