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Sara V. Scheinbach

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Sara Scheinbach is an associate in Benesch’s Litigation and Energy Practice Groups, and she is a member of the firm’s Associate Development Committee and the Women’s Initiative Committee. She brings a breadth of hands-on experience in product liability, personal injury, commercial litigation, and energy litigation matters. She represents clients at all stages of litigation, in both federal and state court. Sara also has experience handling education and labor and employment matters.

Sara earned her B.A. in History at the University of Maryland, where she earned a CIVICUS citation for community service and leadership. She earned her J.D. at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, where she graduated with honors, a Certificate in Dispute Resolution, and the designation of Public Service Fellow with Dean’s Highest Honors. In addition to serving as Chief-of-Staff for the Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Sara served on the Moot Court Executive Board and represented Moritz in the ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition in Washington D.C., earning her team a “top-5 brief” designation. Sara has completed basic mediation training and Uniform Mediation Act Training, and she has served as a mediator in the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas. She received the CALI Excellence For The Future Award in Negotiation and Mediation.

Prior to her legal career, Sara taught kindergarten in a public school in Atlanta.

  • EDUCATION

    • The Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law, 2016, J.D.
      • cum laude
      • Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Chief-of-Staff
      • Received CALI Excellence For the Future Award in Negotiation and Mediation
      • Certificate in Dispute Resolution
      • ABA National Moot Court Team
        • Awarded a "top 5 brief" in the regional competition
      • Public Service Fellow with Dean’s Highest Honors
    • University of Maryland, 2010, B.A., History, Minor in English Language & Literature
      • CIVICUS academic citation for community service and leadership
  • BAR AND COURT ADMISSIONS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATES

    • Ohio
    • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
    • Ohio State Bar Association
    • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • MEMBERSHIPS, ASSOCIATIONS, OTHER ACTIVITIES

    • Anti-Defamation League Glass Leadership Institute Class of 2018-2019
    • 2017 LEADS (Leadership Education Development Series) Fellow through the Young Leadership Division of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland
    • Business Networking Committee of the Young Leadership Division of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland
    • Volunteer 11th grade civics teacher for the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association’s 3R’s Program, Benesch Team Captain
    • Teach For America Alumni (2011 Metro Atlanta Corps)