Sara R. Ellis
Sara R. Ellis graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 2011. She earned her undergraduate degree from Middle Tennessee State University, where she graduated magna cum laude.
Sara served as a Judicial Clerk for Chancellor Carol L. McCoy in Davidson County Chancery Court as a Judicial Clerk for Chancellors John F. Weaver, Daryl R. Fansler, and Michael W. Moyers, in Knox County Chancery Court. Prior to joining Pepper Law, PLC, Sara worked for King & Ballow.
Sara was on the Editorial Board of the Tennessee Law Review. She was also an editor for Transactions: The Tennessee Journal of Business Law, authored Copyrighting Couture: An Examination of Fashion Design Protection and Why the DPPA and IDPPPA are a Step Towards the Solution to Counterfeit Chic, 78 Tenn. L. Rev. 163 (2010) and co-authored Article V Constitutional Conventions: A Primer, 78 Tenn. L. Rev. 663 (2011). Sara was also a member of The Saul Lefkowitz Trademark Moot Court Team and the Moot Court Board.
Sara received the Merchant & Gould Excellence in Intellectual Property Award and awards for Excellence in Legal Process, Administrative Law, and Law, Science and Technology. While in law school, she served as the Student Bar Association president, and is now a member of the Alumni Council for the University of Tennessee College of Law.
Sara’s civil litigation, trial and appellate practice includes business and commercial litigation, real estate litigation, probate and trust litigation, and intellectual property litigation.