Sarah Motley Stone

Professional Biography

Sarah is a 21st century lawyer with the foundations of a traditional trial attorney. She approaches today’s litigation and governmental investigations by leveraging technology and practical problem-solving skills in representing her clients in federal and state courts (including the North Carolina Business Court) and in governmental investigations.

She advises corporations, individuals and public entities in navigating complex business disputes and class actions and with regulatory compliance. Sarah provides day-to-day advice to clients in order to manage risks and resolve disputes, and when clients are under attack on multiple fronts, she is experienced at coordinating complex, multi-jurisdictional legal defense efforts.

Sarah also maintains an active education practice assisting education sector clients, including school boards, public charter schools, and colleges and universities in employment, student and policy matters. She regularly counsels clients on IDEA, Title IX, Clery and Section 504 compliance. She has represented clients before the North Carolina Office of Administrative Hearings, the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights. She advises public bodies on policy, procedural, governance and judicial functions, including the North Carolina Open Meetings Law and Public Records Act.

Sarah has been recognized as a Rising Star by North Carolina Super Lawyers and named to North Carolina Legal Elite.

Within the firm, Sarah serves on the firm’s Innovation Board and is the partner liaison for the Transatlantic Lawyer’s Network. 

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