As a shareholder in Baker Donelson’s Birmingham, Alabama office, Sara M. Turner is committed to advancing the interests of her clients through her experience and innovative legal solutions. Serving as the chair of the Firm’s Hospitality Industry Service Team and member of the board of directors for the DRI – Lawyers Representing Business, Sara proactively connects with in-house counsel and other professionals to exchange insights and promote growth.
Sara’s background includes a successful tenure as the former chair of DRI’s Retail and Hospitality Committee. She has refined her skills in managing a wide array of litigation claims. These include hospitality, franchise, timeshare, human trafficking, product liability, drug and medical device, class action, and commercial litigation.
Sara not only has experience serving as outside general counsel but also excels at coordinating nationwide defense strategies for her clients. When alternative dispute resolution methods fail, Sara skillfully represents clients before arbitrators, judges, and juries, leveraging her considerable trial experience and deep industry knowledge.