Sarah E. Straub
Sarah E. Straub focuses her practice serving clients in the agricultural sector, providing legal representation to farmers and agricultural businesses across the state. Her practice encompasses various legal matters, with a primary focus on succession and farm transfer planning. Beyond agricultural law, Sarah extends her practice to assist individuals in estate planning and administration, real estate transactions, and agricultural-related litigation matters.
Admitted to practice in all state courts within Pennsylvania, Sarah is also admitted to the United States District Court for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania.
Sarah began her career in the legal field as a paralegal. After obtaining her Bachelor’s degree in Legal Studies from Central Penn College, graduating summa cum laude in September 2017, she continued her education at Penn State Law in University Park, State College.
While at Penn State Law, Sarah served as an associate editor for the Penn State Law Arbitration Law Review and contributed to publications and informational resources serving the agriculture community as a research assistant at the Penn State Center for Agricultural and Shale Law.
Sarah’s specialized fields of study and concentrations at Penn State Law included Energy and Environmental Law, as well as Constitutional Law and Civil Rights. Her outstanding academic performance earned her membership in the Woolsack Honor Society, and she was recognized with the CALI Award in Agricultural Law. She graduated from law school magna cum laude in May 2021, ranking in the top 15% of her class.
Beyond her legal pursuits, Sarah enjoys outdoor activities such as camping and kayaking with her friends. She cherishes family time and actively engages with her community, volunteering at a local horse rescue in York County. With roots in Snyder County, Sarah’s journey reflects a passion for the law, a commitment to agriculture, and a dedication to making a positive impact in her community.