Sarah M. Mathews
Sarah joined Farrar & Bates in 2018. In her practice, she primarily focuses on real estate law, including matters before the Tennessee Real Estate Commission, and municipal law, including employment law, employment discrimination and retaliation, and government tort liability defense.
Prior to joining the firm, Sarah served as assistant general counsel for the Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) in both the regulatory boards and insurance divisions. While with TDCI, Sarah advised the Tennessee Real Estate Commission, Appraiser Commission, Auctioneer Commission and other regulatory boards. Sarah also worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers in Dallas, Texas, focusing on state and local tax.
After receiving her Bachelor of Science degree in communications from the University of Southern Indiana in 2008, Sarah obtained her Juris Doctor degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 2011, where she graduated cum laude, and earned her Latin Legum Magister in taxation from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law in 2013.
Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, Latin Legum Magister in Taxation, 2013
Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Doctor of Jurisprudence, 2011
University of Southern Indiana, Bachelor of Science in communications, 2008
State of Tennessee
United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee