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Sarah McMillan


601 Poydras Street
Suite 1200
New Orleans, LA 70130

Sarah McMillan represents regional, national, and international clients in her multidisciplinary litigation practice. Sarah works with clients to address issues in areas such as products liability, toxic torts, construction, and insurance defense.

With experience in both mass tort and single-plaintiff matters, Sarah has successfully used motion practice to resolve disputes. Sarah also recognizes that each client and their goals are different, and understands the necessity of tailoring the approach taken in each case accordingly. This includes responsiveness and flexibility with respect to client needs in the administration of the case as well as to the legal strategy employed.

In the products liability arena, Sarah has served the legal needs of manufacturers of a variety of products, including pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and consumer products, with a particular focus on automotive products liability. Her clients include major automobile manufacturers and international automotive parts manufacturers. Sarah’s toxic torts experience includes asbestos, mold, and chemical exposure claims.

Experienced in construction matters, Sarah has represented owners, general contractors, subcontractors, and surety companies in disputes arising from both public and private construction projects. Her clients have also included national contractors in construction disputes and federal projects.

Insurers and insurance brokers are also among the clients with which Sarah has worked. In her insurance practice, Sarah represents clients in litigation involving personal injury, property damage, and coverage disputes.

Sarah is an Honorary Research Faculty Member in the School of Law, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK, where she was formerly a faculty member. During her service on the faculty in Aberdeen, Sarah was a visiting professor at the University of Baltimore School of Law and University of Maryland School of Law. With a continuing interest in legal education, Sarah has been involved with Tulane Law School’s Civil Litigation Boot Camp Intersession program since its inauguration.

Sarah’s community involvement also includes membership of the Kohlmeyer Circle of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art and service on the organizing committee of the annual Bridge House/Grace House “Recycled Fashion Show” fundraising event.


  • Dip.L.P., University of Aberdeen, Scotland, School of Law, 2002
  • LL.M., Tulane University Law School, 2001, with distinction
  • LL.B. with Honors, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, School of Law, 2000

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Louisiana, New York