Sarah M. Kalis

New Orleans, LA
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Sarah was born and raised outside of Boston, Massachusetts. She attended Florida State University, graduating cum laude with a dual major in criminology and psychology. She then relocated to New Orleans to continue her education at Tulane University Law School. While in law school, Sarah served as the Senior Managing Editor of the school’s International and Comparative Law Journal as well as worked as a Student Attorney for Tulane’s Environmental Law Clinic.

Sarah began her practice in civil litigation at a small New Orleans firm where she quickly gained extensive courtroom and file management experience, handling a heavy caseload and independently litigating at both the trial and appellate levels in state and federal court. Her practice included a variety of general casualty litigation, but she gained particular experience and expertise in insurer bad faith claims and coverage disputes.

Sarah’s practice at TWPD focuses on general liability, insurance defense, and general casualty defense files. She is admitted to practice before all state and federal courts in Louisiana and is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association and Federal Bar Association. Sarah additionally serves as the Corresponding Secretary of the New Orleans Chapter of the Association for Women Attorneys and is a member of the Jefferson Parish Bar Association.

Areas of Practice
  • General Casualty Defense
  • Premise Liability
  • Construction Law
  • Insurance Defense
Certified Legal Specialties
Bar Admissions
  • Louisiana
  • US District EDLA
  • US District MDL US District WDL
  • US Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit

Florida State University, graduated 2012, cum laude,

  • Criminology B.S.
  • Psychology B.S.

Tulane University Law School, graduated 2016

Honors & Awards
Professional Associates & Awards
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Jefferson Parish Bar Association
  • Association for Women Attorneys (Corresponding Secretary)
Published Works
  • Publications: Google Spain SL, Google Inc. v. Agencia Española de Protección de Datos, Mario Costeja Gonzaléz: An Entitlement to Erasure, Tulane Journal of International and Comparative Law, Volume 23 Part 2
Representative Cases
Past Employment Positions
Community Involvement