Ms. Marsey is a member of the Construction Law, Food Safety, General Liability, Professional Liability, and Appellate Practice Groups. She has experience handling all aspects of litigation, including managing and directing discovery, preparing and arguing motions, taking and defending depositions, second-chairing trials and arbitrations, and writing appeal briefs.
Sarah’s litigation experience includes matters involving complex construction defect claims, personal injury, and professional liability. Recently, she successfully defended a general contractor during a four-week jury trial in Marin County, and she obtained summary judgments on behalf of three clients in a multi-million dollar personal injury lawsuit. She has second chaired numerous trials, and is expected to first chair an upcoming case venued in San Francisco before a jury.
Ms. Marsey’s appellate experience includes drafting appellate briefs and petitions for writ in cases before the Court of Appeal in California. And the Alaska Supreme Court published an opinion in a case involving a multi-party complex insurance bad faith case, for which she authored all the appellate briefs on behalf of the client.
Before joining Haight Brown & Bonesteel, Ms. Marsey worked at a litigation firm in Anchorage, Alaska. During law school, Ms. Marsey worked for the New York County District Attorney’s Office and was a judicial intern to the U.S. District Court in New Jersey. She was also a member of Rutgers Moot Court Board; recipient of the Nathan N. Schildkraut Award for Excellence in Appellate Advocacy; and competed for the Rutgers National Appellate Advocacy Team.
Sarah was born and raised in Northern California. Before law school, she worked in the San Francisco office of a national law firm as a paralegal in its Construction Law group.
In her free time, Sarah enjoys fly fishing, yoga, reading, and the San Francisco 49ers.
Ms. Marsey volunteers once a week with the Children’s Program at The Raphael House, which is a family homeless shelter helping at-risk families achieve stable housing and financial independence.
Sarah has represented victims of domestic violence in contested evidentiary hearings and successfully obtained long-term protective orders in conjunction with the Alaska Network on Domestic Violence.