Sarah L. Quinn
(814) 333-4908
Office: Meadville
J.D. Ohio Northern University
B.A. Westminster College
Licensure: PA
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Sarah (Webster) Quinn focuses her practice in the area of energy (coal, oil and gas) and transactions throughout the Appalachian Basin. She has experience assisting in the preparation of mineral title opinions and performing due diligence throughout Pennsylvania. Mrs. Quinn also counsels higher education clients regarding workplace harassment, mental health issues, overtime regulations, transgender issues and Title IX.  In addition, she helps institutions of higher education develop solutions for novel challenges both on and off campus.

Work Experience

2010 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2010 Culbertson, Weiss, Schetroma and Schug, P.C.
2009 Public Defender's Clinic
2009 U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia (externship)

Speaking Engagements

“California Court Rules that Colleges and Universities Have an Affirmative Duty to Protect Students from Violence,” ACS Higher Education Newsletter, April 2018

“Education Dept. Replaces Obama-Era Title IX Directives with New Interim Guidance,” ACS Higher Education Newsletter, October 2017

“Now Trending: Schools are Taking Action Against Faculty Members & Students Based on their Social Media Activity,” ACS Higher Education Newsletter, August 2017

2017 Survey on Oil & Gas, OU One J Online Natural Resources Law Journal, Pennsylvania and New York

"Impact of Recent Developments on Title IX Policies,” Pittsburgh Business Times, May 2017

"Discrimination and Harassment Training for Employees,” Westminster College, November 2016

“Overtime Regulations,” Crawford County Chamber Luncheon, October 2016

2016 Survey on Oil & Gas, OU One J Online Natural Resources Law Journal, Pennsylvania and New York

2014 Survey on Oil & Gas, Texas A&M Law Review, Pennsylvania and New York

"Pleasing Our Client," NALA Conference, April 2011

State v. Veney, Survey of Ohio Law, 35 Ohio N.U. L. Rev. 1172 (2009)

Key Experience

Assisted in the preparation of Title IX policies
Assisted in the preparation of and drafted Division Order Title Opinions for production companies by performing title defect curative work and calculating divisions of interest
Assisted clients with the preparation of mineral title opinions, as well as issues related to surface use, coal ownership, or surface damages claims arising from coal, oil and gas operations

Memberships & Awards

Northwest Pennsylvania Inns of Court, Auditor
Crawford County Bar Association, Chair of the Young Lawyers Division
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Bar Leadership Institute, Class of 2016