Sarah G. Odegaard, Of Counsel

Biography

Sarah Odegaard focuses her practice in product liability litigation, defending companies in complex negligence and products liability cases involving catastrophic personal injuries and wrongful death. Sarah also handles consumer warranty and consumer fraud-based litigation for manufacturers. In addition, Sarah has represented institutions accused of negligence arising out of childhood sexual abuse. Sarah has litigated a wide range of disputes in state and federal courts. Before joining Quarles & Brady, Sarah represented common interest developments in litigation and transactional matters.

Legal Services

Education and Honors

  • University of Minnesota Law School (J.D., cum laude, 2008)
  • Macalester College (B.A., cum laude, 2004)

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • Minnesota (Inactive)
  • Wisconsin

Court Admissions

  • Supreme Court of California
  • Supreme Court of Minnesota
  • Supreme Court of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, All Districts of California
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota

Professional and Civic Activities

  • DRI, Inc., member, 2019-Present
  • Orange County Bar Association, member
  • The Raise Foundation, Orange County, board of directors, vice chair (current); board member
  • Public Law Center,┬ápro bono volunteer
  • Street Law, volunteer, 2005-2008

Professional Recognition

  • Southern California Super Lawyers, Rising Star, Product Liability, 2022
  • Southern California Super Lawyers, Rising Star,┬áPersonal Injury General - Defense, 2021
  • Minnesota Super Lawyers, Rising Star,┬áPersonal Injury General, 2014-2015
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