Sarah E. Jones

Senior Associate

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Sarah E. Jones

Senior Associate

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Sarah Jones is a core member of both the Business, Acquisitions and Securities Practice Group and the Real Estate and Environmental Practice Group.  Ms. Jones concentrates her practice in a blend of corporate and real estate transactions for a variety of companies, banks, municipalities, and individuals.  Ms. Jones devotes her practice to complex commercial real estate transactions, mergers and acquisitions transactions, general corporate governance and entity formation, land use and zoning projects, and other general business and real estate matters. 

Prior to joining Krieg DeVault, Ms. Jones was a Risk Assurance Associate with PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLC where she worked with business and IT control structures within the healthcare, financial services, and consumer products industries.  While obtaining her legal degree, she served as both a summer associate and law clerk for Krieg DeVault where she gained extensive experience assisting the Firm's attorneys and clients with various legal business needs.

Representative Experience

Business, Acquisitions and Securities Transactions:

  • Represented and assisted clients with all aspects of asset-and stock-based acquisitions and divestitures, including negotiation of key documents and business terms, managing due diligence, and closing the transaction
  • Represented businesses with respect to organization, compliance and governance matters, including drafting all organizational documents, minutes and resolutions, buy-sell agreements, subscription and redemption agreements, confidentiality agreements, and non-compete and non-solicitation agreements
  • Assisted clients with reorganizations and liquidations of entities

Real Estate Transactions:

  • Represented businesses with respect to the purchase and sale of commercial real estate, including negotiating agreements, completing due diligence with respect to title, survey, and environmental matters, and drafting all closing documents
  • Represented individuals for the sale, purchase, or leasing of residential real estate, including all associated due diligence and preparation of necessary closing documents
  • Assisted with case preparation and research for CERCLA cases and litigation
  • Represented companies, banks, and municipalities with leasing, zoning, and land use transactions

Education

  • Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana (J.D., 2014)
  • Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana (M.B.A., 2014)
    • Kelley School of Business
  • Butler University, Indianapolis, Indiana (B.S. in Finance, cum laude, 2009)

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, 2015
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, 2015
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, 2015

Professional Associations

  • Carmel Youth Assistance Program, Board of Directors, Secretary
  • Indianapolis Bar Association, Member
  • Indiana Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
Representative Experience

Business, Acquisitions and Securities Transactions:

  • Represented and assisted clients with all aspects of asset-and stock-based acquisitions and divestitures, including negotiation of key documents and business terms, managing due diligence, and closing the transaction
  • Represented businesses with respect to organization, compliance and governance matters, including drafting all organizational documents, minutes and resolutions, buy-sell agreements, subscription and redemption agreements, confidentiality agreements, and non-compete and non-solicitation agreements
  • Assisted clients with reorganizations and liquidations of entities

Real Estate Transactions:

  • Represented businesses with respect to the purchase and sale of commercial real estate, including negotiating agreements, completing due diligence with respect to title, survey, and environmental matters, and drafting all closing documents
  • Represented individuals for the sale, purchase, or leasing of residential real estate, including all associated due diligence and preparation of necessary closing documents
  • Assisted with case preparation and research for CERCLA cases and litigation
  • Represented companies, banks, and municipalities with leasing, zoning, and land use transactions
Education
  • Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana (J.D., 2014)
  • Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana (M.B.A., 2014)
    • Kelley School of Business
  • Butler University, Indianapolis, Indiana (B.S. in Finance, cum laude, 2009)
Bar Admissions
  • Indiana, 2015
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, 2015
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, 2015
Professional Associations
  • Carmel Youth Assistance Program, Board of Directors, Secretary
  • Indianapolis Bar Association, Member
  • Indiana Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member