Kimberly L. Sachs

Associate

Kimberly L. Sachs is an associate in Montgomery McCracken’s Litigation Department. She focuses her practice on catastrophic sports injury defense and other complex litigation matters involving commercial disputes, products liability, and intellectual property.

Kim practices in both federal and state court at the trial and appellate levels. She has experience at all stages of litigation, from drafting pleadings and facilitating pre-trial discovery to arguing dispositive motions and drafting appellate briefs. Kim has tried cases at both the state and federal levels and has drafted a petition for certiorari to the United States Supreme Court.

Kim presents and authors articles on legal issues surrounding the proper management of sport-related concussions, sport-related injuries, and other traumatic brain injury matters. Most recently, Kim has presented on legal issues affecting athletic trainers and on how to use expert witnesses to prove or challenge the existence and extent of brain damage in traumatic brain injury cases. She also focuses her practice on concerning legal issues arising at the professional, collegiate, high school, and amateur sport levels.

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. While in law school, Kim served as a managing editor for the Villanova Law Review.

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.

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Credentials

Selected Representations
  • Represent Pennsylvania high school in case involving student who allegedly sustained a traumatic brain injury while skiing
  • Represent head athletic trainer for Division I football program in case involving death of student-athlete football player who died from heat stroke
  • Represent Illinois school district in case involving student who allegedly sustained traumatic brain injury after school activity bus rolled over
  • Represent Ohio religious school in case involving student who allegedly sustained a traumatic brain injury after being struck in head with golf club
  • Represent private university in New York in case involving student who allegedly sustained traumatic brain injury after being struck in head with magnetic barrier gate arm
  • 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 Speaking Engagements
Selected Publications
Honors & Awards
  • Selected to the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch – Commercial Litigation list in 2024. This list is issued by Best Lawyers and a description of the selection methodology can be found here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
  • Selected to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Star list in 2023. The Super Lawyers list is issued by Thomson Reuters and a description of the selection methodology can be found here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

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Education

Law School

  • Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law

Undergraduate School

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison