Sarah-Katherine A. Wright
Sarah-Katherine ("S-K") and her family have called midtown Memphis home since 2012. She is a Tennessee native and third generation attorney licensed in Tennessee and Mississippi. After graduating Summa Cum Laude from the University of Tennessee College of Law, she began her practice at Butler, Vines & Babb, PLLC. She is a skilled attorney with experience in complex commercial litigation and transactions, real estate, probate, landlord/tenant, entity based risk analysis, corporate and banking law with trial experience. In 2013, she transitioned to Realty Title & Escrow shifting her practice to specialize in real estate transactions. S-K's dynamic background in both litigation and transactions provide a valuable problem solving perspective to create custom solutions to fit client needs.
University of Tennessee College of Law, Doctor of Jurisprudence
Concentration: Business Transactions Honors: Summa Cum Laude, Order of the Coif, W. Hugh Overcash Tax Law Scholarship, E. Bruce and Mary Evelyn Foster Scholarship, Phi Kappa Phi, Awards in: Business Law Clinic, Mediation Clinic, Land Use Law, Fundamental Concepts of Income Taxation, Income Taxation of Business Organizations, Transactional Tax Planning, Civil Procedure, Legal Process & Writing, Constitutional Law and Gratuitous Transfers; Activities: Tennessee Journal of Law & Policy, Tennessee Law Review, Environmental Law Organization, Vice-President; Phi Alpha Delta, Mediation Clinic, Wills Clinic, Business Clinic.
Published: Note, The Unavailability of Class Certification Under the Tennessee Consumer
Protection Act & the Appropriateness of Class Claims Alleging Common Law Fraud & Misrepresentation in Tennessee, 76 Tenn. L. Rev. 491 (2009)(analyzing Walker v. Sunrise Pontiac-GMC Truck, Inc., 249 S.W.3d 301 (Tenn. 2008)).
Rhodes College, Bachelor of Arts
Major: Computer Science, Minor: Spanish Literature
Honors: Rhodes College Presidential Award 2003-2007; Kappa Omicron Philanthropy & Leadership Award;
Activities: Alpha Omicron Pi, Vice-President of Education, Philanthropy Chair; Latino Memphis, tutor/volunteer (Math, Spanish and English); Arthritis Foundation, volunteer; V-Day; Memphis Sexual Assault Resource Center, volunteer; St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, volunteer; Math & Computer Science Club, secretary/treasurer.
Affiliations: Tennessee Bar Association (Real Estate Law, Tort & Insurance Law and Tax Law Sections); American Land Title Association; Memphis Area Association of Realtors (Affiliate Council Board of Directors 2019, RPAC Committee, Leadership MAAR Class of 2020); Leadership Memphis Executive Class of 2021; University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphrey's School of Law Adjunct Professor of Legal Methods (2014-2018); Memphis Area Legal Services (MALSI), volunteer.