J.D., University of Chicago Law School, 2016
B.A., with honors, University of Texas at Austin, 2013
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
11th Circuit Court of AppealsU.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Sarah Wilbanks concentrates her practice on representing airport clients, which involves advising public and private entities on a wide range of issues arising under federal law that touch on the firm’s regulatory, transactional, and litigation practices. As a municipal attorney for the City of Chicago, she acquired particular experience with prelitigation dispute resolution, advising on federal regulatory compliance, and conducting internal investigations. She has also been involved in litigation concerning airport operations.
Prior to joining Kaplan Kirsch & Rockwell, Sarah served as an Assistant Corporation Counsel for the City of Chicago Department of Law in the Aviation, Environmental, Regulatory & Contracts Division. While with the City of Chicago, her responsibilities focused on providing counsel to the Chicago Department of Aviation, the proprietor of Chicago O’Hare International and Midway International Airport.
Prior to joining the Firm, Sarah: