Sarah J. Foster


Sarah J. Foster

Sarah is an attorney at Schlesinger, and has concentrated her practice in the firm’s mass torts unit, which focuses on complex litigation involving medical devices, defective drugs, tobacco, and other consumer products. In addition, Sarah represents victims of catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death resulting from motor vehicle crashes, medical malpractice, and premises liability.

Sarah brings to the Schlesinger team not only a law degree, but an undergraduate degree in Biomedical Sciences. She draws upon her medical knowledge in litigating cases against medical device manufacturers and cases involving medical negligence. Sarah finds her passion in representing clients in an effort to obtain the compensation they need and deserve.

Since joining Schlesinger as an attorney in 2019, Sarah has successfully tried several federal product liability cases, resulting in jury verdicts of $3,550,000.00 and $500,000.00, respectively. In less than 5 years as an attorney, Sarah has been nationally recognized for her achievements by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star.

Sarah is admitted to practice in all Florida State Courts, as well as the United States District Courts for the Southern, Middle, and Northern Districts of Florida.

In The News

  • Broward County Trial Lawyers Association
  • Broward County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40
  • Florida Bar
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • Shepard Broad College of Law, Nova Southeastern University, 2019

    • Juris Doctor

    • While in law school Sarah was involved in the following Honors Associations:
      • Nova Law Review
      • Moot Court Society
      • NSU Trial Association

    • Awards and Recognition
      • Recipient of a National Moot Court Brief Award
      • Recipient of a National Outstanding Trial Brief Award
      • Regional Champion – Moot Court Competition

    • Book Awards:
      • Civil Pre-Trial Practice
      • Trial Advocacy

    • Additional Honors:
      • Dean’s List
      • National Order of the Barristers
      • Schlesinger Trial Advocacy Scholarship Award for Outstanding Performance in Trial Advocacy

  • University of South Florida, 2016
    • Bachelor of Science
    • Major: Biomedical Sciences

  • Columbia University in the City of New York, May 2016
    • Summer Legal Coursework