Sarah E. Merkle advises clients nationwide in a variety of industries – including travel, construction, healthcare, coal mining, and manufacturing. Her experience includes litigation at both the trial and appellate stages.

Sarah is also a professional parliamentarian and presiding officer. One of five lawyers worldwide to have earned the credentials Certified Professional Parliamentarian-Teacher (CPP-T) and Professional Registered Parliamentarian (PRP), she helps boards, associations, corporations, and public bodies navigate rules applicable to governance and business meetings.

Sarah served as a law clerk to the Honorable Henry F. Floyd on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. While in law school, she was editor-in-chief of the South Carolina Law Review and named USC’s Outstanding Law Student of the Year by the National Association of Women Lawyers.

Sarah is the former Director of Marketing & Business Operations for the Museum & Gallery at Bob Jones University, which houses one of the largest collections of Old Master paintings in the world.