Kimberly L. Sachs
Philadelphia Office

1735 Market Street
21st Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103-7505

P: 215-772-7350
F: 215-772-7620


Kimberly L. Sachs is an associate in Montgomery McCracken’s Litigation Department. She focuses her practice on complex litigation matters in the areas of sports law, intellectual property, white-collar defense, and employment.

Prior to joining Montgomery McCracken, Kim was a Judicial Extern for the Honorable Juan R. Sanchez in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, a Judicial Extern for the Honorable Marjorie O. Rendell in the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and a Legal Extern in the Villanova University Office of the Vice President and General Counsel.

Kim currently serves as a co-editor of Sports Medicine and Law, a quarterly newsletter that is a complete source for news, case summaries, articles, and strategies concerning sports medicine and the law, for issues arising at the professional, collegiate, high school, and amateur levels.

Selected Representations

  • Successfully persuaded the Centre County District Attorney’s office to drop all remaining charges against the client for felony convictions for unlawful use of a computer
  • Represented a school in four-week traumatic brain injury trial where she was responsible for working and coordinating with two internationally-renowned medical experts

Selected Publications

  • Co-author, “The Arrington Settlement and Its Implications: What It Says and What It Doesn’t,” Sports Medicine and the Law, Spring 2020
  • Co-author, “Claims of Constitutional Violations Dismissed in Student Athlete Wrongful Death Case, Giordano v. School Board,” Sports Medicine and the Law, Winter 2020
  • Co-author, “The Cover-Up Is Always Worse Than The Concussion: Central Michigan’s Head Gymnastics Coach Fired for Inducing Athletes to Hide Injuries,” Sports Medicine and the Law, Fall 2019
  • Co-author, “Exercise As Punishment? Drop and Give Me 20… Hundred Thousand Dollars,” Sports Medicine and the Law, Fall 2019
  • Co-author, “Insurance Is Not Killing Football, Other Contact Sports – It’s Making Them Safer,” Sports Medicine and the Law, Fall 2019
  • Co-author, “Potential Expansion of Athletic Programs’ Duty of Care to Student-Athletes and New Limitations to Waivers of Liability: Lessons Learned from Feleccia v. Lackawanna College,” Sports Litigation Alert, October 25, 2019
  • Co-author, “Behind the Lines: Recent Changes to D1 Athletics Programs’ Reporting Structures,” Sports Medicine and the Law, Summer 2019
  • Co-author, “Takeaways from the Onyshko Verdict: Win for NCAA, Loss for Plaintiffs, Draw for Others in Future Head Injury Cases,” Sports Medicine and the Law, Summer 2019
  • Co-author, “Pushing Players Too Far to ‘Do Something’ Will Not ‘Win the Day’ in Court – Takeaways from two UO Suits,” Sports Medicine and the Law, Spring 2019
  • Co-author, “Wani v. George Fox University – Handling Student-Athlete Complaints on the Field and In the Locker Room,” Sports Medicine and the Law, Fall, 2019
  • Co-author, Second Impact Syndrome: Diagnosis versus Myth,” Concussion Litigation Reporter, September 2017

Academic Achievements

Kim received a J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law where she was elected to the Order of the Coif and served as the Managing Editor of Research & Writing of the Villanova Law Review. She received a B.A. degree, with distinction, from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.