Sarah Magen

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Sarah Magen

Associate

Philadelphia | Cira Centre, 2929 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-2808
+1 215 994 2129 | +1 215 994 2222

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Sarah Magen focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation and products liability. She has represented major pharmaceutical companies in several multi-jurisdictional mass tort actions involving claims of personal injury, public nuisance and consumer fraud. She has also represented international financial institutions in several residential mortgage-backed securities cases involving claims of fraud and breach of contract.

Ms. Magen maintains an active pro bono practice. She has represented several asylees in successfully obtaining lawful permanent resident status in the United States.

Prior to joining Dechert, Ms. Magen clerked for the Honorable Jane Richards Roth of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and for the Honorable Miriam Goldman Cedarbaum of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. She also previously served as a litigation associate in the New York office of another international law firm.

Experience
  • Representation of a major pharmaceutical company in multi-jurisdictional mass tort litigation involving opiod medications.
  • Representation  of a major technology company  in Ninth Ciruit appeal against the industry's largest consumer online storage provider.
  • Representation of a government investment entity in multi-jurisdictional litigation involving breach of contract and securities fraud. 
  • Representation of the country’s largest mortgage originator in fraud and breach of contract claims brought by monoline insurers.

Includes matters handled at Dechert or prior to joining the firm.

Education
  • University of Connecticut, B.A., 2009, summa cum laude
  • Yale Law School, J.D., 2012
Admissions
  • Pennsylvania
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Clerkships
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, Honorable Jane R. Roth
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, Honorable Miriam Goldman Cedarbaum