Sarah F. Bothma


Sarah F. Bothma



Direct: 585-987-2868
Fax: 525-454-3968

At a Glance

Sarah Falkson Bothma is a transactional attorney in the firms Business and Finance Department. She assists public and private companies and investors in the healthcare, manufacturing, technology and distribution industries with strategic acquisitions and dispositions, as well as funding activities involving private equity and venture capital firms. Her experience includes mergers and acquisitions, tax-free reorganizations, IPOs and other capital-raising activities, joint ventures, liquidations and dispositions and general corporate matters.


  • American Journal of Trial Advocacy, Senior Associate Editor
  • Judge Abraham Caruthers Fellow
  • 2015-16 Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges
  • 2014-2016 Scholar of Merit Cumberland School of Law – numerous


  • Co-author - Denning, Brannon P. and Bothma, Sarah, Zone-of-Interests Standing in Constitutional Cases after Lexmark, 21 Lewis & Clark L. Rev. 97 (2017)
  • A Practitioner's Guide to Federal Prudential Standing After Lexmark International, Inc. v. Static Control Components, Inc., 39 Am. J. Trial Advoc. 199 (2015-2016)


  • University of North Carolina at Asheville, 2013 B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies, cum laude, research scholar
  • Cumberland School of Law, JD 2016, deans list (all semesters)
  • NYU LL.M. Taxation 2017

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • Alabama
  • Tennessee
Practice Areas: Cannabis Industry Practice Group • Business Counseling • Emerging Companies • Mergers, Acquisitions, Divestitures • Private Equity & Venture Capital • Health Care • Cross Border Transactions • Corporate Governance • Public Companies / Securities • Transactional Tax Planning • Not-for-profit & Tax-Exempt Organizations • Public Finance • Affordable Housing & Community Development Practice Group