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Sarah K. Lash

Senior Counsel


Sarah is Senior Counsel in the Litigation Practice Group. She focuses her practice on the banking & financial services industry, representing clients ranging from local credit unions to national banking institutions. She has appeared in both state and federal court and has experience in bankruptcy matters, residential and commercial mortgage foreclosure cases, title claims, breach of contract actions, consumer compliance, and replevin/detinue matters.

In addition to Sarah’s experience in general creditor’s rights, she focuses her practice on SBA related litigation and compliance issues. Having worked with some of the largest SBA lenders for many years, as well as, SBA district counsels throughout the United States, Sarah brings a vast amount of experience and knowledge to all of her client’s SBA related matters. Sarah has written many articles regarding SBA related compliance and regulatory issues and is a regular at the annual NAGGL conferences.

Prior to joining Michael Best, Sarah was a partner in the Banking practice group of a Midwest-based law firm where she managed their New York Office, as well as, a team of attorneys in their Chicago office.

Professional Activities

  • Member, National Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders (NAGGL)
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Illinois State Bar Association
  • Member, Chicago Bar Association
  • Member, DuPage County Bar Association



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