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Sarah Goldberg

Sarah Goldberg is a member of Greenberg Traurig’s Restructuring & Bankruptcy Practice. Sarah’s practice focuses on representing clients in litigation and appeals involving bankruptcy trustees and equity receivers. She also regularly represents clients in complex commercial litigation matters and draws on her appellate clerkship experience to assist clients in state, federal, and administrative appeals.

Sarah also has wide-ranging experience assisting clients in litigation relating to activities on public lands. She represents industry clients in challenges to administrative decisions under the National Environmental Policy Act, Endangered Species Act, National Historic Preservation Act, and other federal and state statutes.

Capabilities

Experience

  • Represented liquidating trustee asserting claims for securities fraud and breach of fiduciary duty against former officers and directors of failed real estate investment company.°
  • Represented technology company and former officers and directors in objection to proof of claim and against claims for breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and securities fraud.°
  • Represented family partnership and individual family members against claims for fraudulent transfer and ERISA withdrawal liability.°
  • Represented receiver of Ponzi scheme in recovering assets based on claims of fraudulent transfer.°
  • Represented leasee in obtaining injunction enjoining landlord from leasing space to a competitor in violation of the lease.°
  • Represented oil and gas company in obtaining injunction against landowner interfering with operation of pipeline.°
  • Represented restaurant and its majority shareholders against claims for breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duties, and defamation.°
  • Represented restaurant franchisee company against claim for fraudulent transfer.°
  • Represented mining company in challenge to lease modifications for a coal mine in Colorado and a challenge to an exception to the Colorado Roadless Rule.°
  • Represent mining company in challenge to issuance of mine plan.°
  • Represent mining company in challenge to issuance of lease expanding coal mine in Utah. 

°The above representations were handled by Ms. Goldberg prior to her joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, Super Lawyers Magazine, Mountain States Super Lawyers, “Rising Star,” 2018-2020
  • Board Member, Legal Aid Society of Salt Lake, 2016-Present
  • Board Member, Federal Bar Association, Utah Chapter, 2018-Present
  • Participant, Pro Bono Asylum Project

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., with highest honors, University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law
    • Certificate in Environmental and Natural Resources Law
    • Articles Editor, Utah Law Review
  • A.B., Washington University in St. Louis
Clerkships
  • Hon. Scott M. Matheson, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, 2011-2012
  • Hon Nancy E. Rice, Supreme Court of Colorado, 2010-2011
Admissions
  • Utah
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit