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Sarah G. Odegaard

Sarah G. Odegaard

Associate| Orange County


Sarah Odegaard focuses her practice in product liability litigation, defending companies in complex negligence and products liability cases involving catastrophic personal injuries and wrongful death. Sarah also handles consumer warranty and consumer fraud-based litigation for automobile manufacturers. Sarah has litigated a wide range of disputes in state and federal courts. Before joining Snell & Wilmer, Sarah represented common interest developments in litigation and transactional matters. Prior to that, Sarah litigated childhood sexual abuse cases at a national firm based in Minnesota. 

  • University of Minnesota Law School (J.D., cum laude, 2008)
    • Student Articles Editor, Journal of Law & Inequality (2007-2008), Staff Member (2006-2007)
  • Macalester College (B.A., Urban Studies, cum laude, 2004)
    • Minor in Economics and Geography
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • "Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault," Presenter (June 2015)
  • "A Window of Opportunity," Presenter, Webinar to National Indigenous Women's Resource Center (February 2013)
  • "Women in the Law," Panelist, Macalester College (December 2011)
  • Minnesota Super Lawyers, Rising Star, Personal Injury General (2014-2015)
  • Board Member, The Raise Foundation, Orange County (Present) 
  • Pro Bono Volunteer, Public Law Center 
  • Street Law, Volunteer (2005-2008)
  • Fiore, Racobs & Powers, Associate (2016-2017)
  • Jeff Anderson & Associates, Attorney (2009-2016)
  • Tate & Associates, Attorney and Law Clerk (2008-2009)
  • Walkup, Melodia, Kelly, Wecht & Schoenberger, Law Clerk (2007)
  • California Court of Appeal, Judicial Extern to The Hon. Sandra L. Margulies (2006)
  • California
  • Minnesota
  • Wisconsin (inactive)
  • Supreme Court of California
  • United States District Court, District of Minnesota
  • United States District Court, Central District of California
  • United States District Court, Southern District of California
  • United States District Court, Northern District of California
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of California