Sarah Reynolds is a partner in Mayer Brown’s Chicago and Palo Alto offices and a member of Mayer Brown’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice. She divides her dispute resolution practice among representing technology companies in international and domestic arbitrations and mass environmental torts.

As an integral member of Mayer Brown’s International Arbitration practice, she represents multinational corporations before domestic and international arbitral bodies, including JAMS, AAA, ICC and ICDR. Those disputes range from complex commercial supply agreements to licensing agreements. Sarah’s arbitration experience also includes obtaining and defending against judicial review of arbitration awards, and drafting and reviewing arbitration clauses in transaction agreements.  Sarah is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and has completed the Center for Conflict Resolution’s Mediation Training Program. 

Working to match case strategy with client goals, Sarah litigates and arbitrates complex commercial disputes for technology companies. Sarah’s technology-related litigation experience includes breach of contract and licensing agreements, false advertising, digital media and advertising, e-commerce, and user-generated content

Sarah is also a foundational member of Mayer Brown’s full-service, multidisciplinary Environmental Tort practice that represents clients facing litigation related to what are generally single-source single-site chemical/toxic releases. These matters involve coordinating a combination of individual and class claims proceeding serially or simultaneously in multiple jurisdictions, as well as complex regulatory, appellate, e-discovery, expert, and damages issues. In addition to litigation, clients are often the targets of parallel government investigations and regulatory inquiries. Sarah has experience across these skill sets in a variety of industry sectors, including chemicals, public utilities, agriculture and transportation.

Sarah has also developed a transactional practice focusing on insurance-related issues. She has represented both financial institutions and companies across a spectrum of domestic and international financing and mergers and acquisition transactions. Sarah has particular experience reviewing, advising on and negotiating the coverage terms of domestic and cross-border trade credit insurance and representation and warranty insurance.

Spoken Languages

  • English
Responding to Mass Environmental Tort Litigation: A How-To


The University of Chicago Law School, JD

University of Illinois at Chicago, MA

University of Colorado at Boulder, BA


  • Illinois
  • California


  • US District Court for the Northern District of California
  • US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois