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ABOUT Sarah T. Hansel

Sarah Hansel represents clients in complex environmental, consumer, pharmaceutical and medical device litigation. Much of her practice centers on litigating cases in state and federal trial and appellate courts for individuals and communities impacted by toxic environmental exposures.

Sarah is actively involved in the firm’s representation of thousands of individuals in Flint, Mich., who were significantly harmed after their drinking water was contaminated with lead and other harmful substances. She has also taken a lead role in the firm’s representation of several communities in Kent County, Mich., following the contamination of their drinking water with per-and poly-fluoroalkyl substances. Clients have described her as thoughtful, kind, and hardworking.

Prior to joining Motley Rice, Sarah worked as an associate for a New Jersey law firm where she represented plaintiffs across the country in a variety of complex matters, with an emphasis on environmental litigation and claims against pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers. At the onset of her legal career, Sarah clerked for the Honorable Joel H. Slomsky, U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. She also worked for an international law firm where she represented Fortune 500 companies in labor, employment, commercial and data breach litigation.

A frequent public speaker, Sarah has contributed to legal conferences and seminars across the country on matters related to employment law and toxic exposure. Active in her community, Sarah currently serves as an appointed Election Board Official in Philadelphia, Vice President of the Philadelphia Young Democrats and was a 2018 Philadelphia New Leaders Council Fellow.


•Mark S. Goldstein and Sarah T. Hansel, ’Predictable Scheduling’ - The Next Big Legislative Trend?, LAW360 (Dec. 1, 2015).
•Joel S. Barras and Sarah T. Hansel, ‘Tis the Season: Spruce Up Your Electronic-Use Policies in Time for Cyber Monday, FORBES (Nov. 24, 2014).
•Sara A. Begley, Julia Y. Trankiem and Sarah T. Hansel, Employers Using Personality Tests To Vet Applicants Need Cautious ‘Personalities’ of Their Own, FORBES (Oct. 30, 2014).
•Joel S. Barras and Sarah T. Hansel, The Fight Against Ebola: How Employers Can Join the Front Lines, FORBES (Oct. 17, 2014).

Motley Rice LLC, a South Carolina Limited Liability Company, is engaged in the New Jersey practice of law through Motley Rice New Jersey LLC. Esther Berezofsky attorney responsible for New Jersey practice.

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