University of Michigan Law School, J.D.
  • cum laude
  • Michigan Journal of International Law, Notes Editor; International Transactions Clinic, student attorney
University of Michigan Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, M.P.P
Hope College, B.A.
  • Political Science and Spanish
  • summa cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa

Prior Employment

  • Latham & Watkins LLP, Associate, New York, New York, 2012-2014

Bar Admissions


  • Spanish

Professional Affiliations

State Bar of Michigan

  • Young Lawyers Section
  • Real Property Law Section
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Sarah Bishara is an attorney in the Real Estate Department with a focus on commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions, sales, financing, and leasing matters.


  • Assisted with representation of a foreign investor in the acquisition of a large New York City luxury hotel through a joint venture structure together with acquisition and construction financing
  • Aided in the representation of a developer of a master planned community in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Assisted with securities law matters in connection with the $8.5 billion merger of two publicly traded pharmaceutical companies 
  • Aided in the representation of a private equity firm in a $1.3 billion cross-border acquisition financing and subsequent restructuring

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