Sarah Tankersley concentrates her practice on toxic tort and other litigation matters. She serves as part of a team defending clients against claims of occupational exposure and repetitive stress injuries brought under the Federal Employers’ Liability Act (“FELA”), as well as under various state law theories of liability. She is active in all aspects of litigation, including research, drafting motions, taking depositions, preparing expert witnesses, studying medical records, and participating in trial.
Prior to joining Blank Rome, Sarah litigated hundreds of medical malpractice and personal injury cases at a Cincinnati-based law firm, and served as a law clerk to the Honorable Robert Kraft of the Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas. During law school, she was an associate editor of the Kentucky Law Journal.
Sarah is a member of the Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky Bar Associations and has served on various committees and in various leadership positions over the years. She is a 2003 fellow of the Cincinnati Academy of Leadership for Lawyers (“CALL”) and has served as a mentor for younger lawyers.
Outside the Firm
Sarah is an avid hiker and back-packer and spent a large part of 2018 hiking the Appalachian Trail, completing 1,926 miles from Georgia to Maine. She also enjoys dancing, travel, and pub trivia.