Sarah K. Sellers


Sellers, Sarah

Sarah Sellers focuses her practice on corporate and financial transactions, including securities, mergers and acquisitions and other business transactions. She has advised both private and public companies on a variety of matters.


Ms. Sellers has a general corporate practice, including capital markets, mergers and acquisitions and banking transactions. Ms. Sellers has extensive experience representing companies and underwriters in various phases of debt and equity securities offerings. Additionally, Ms. Sellers has advised public and private companies on mergers and acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures. Ms. Sellers also has experience advising administrative agents, lenders and borrowers in connection with syndicated term loan, revolving loan, asset-based loan and letter-of-credit facilities. In addition to her work with the firm's more established clients, Ms. Sellers currently represents several emerging companies with respect to a wide range of issues, including initial organization and incorporation matters, financings and sales transactions.

Prior to joining WilmerHale, Ms. Sellers was an associate with Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP.

Publications & News


October 7, 2016

WilmerHale Advises Acacia Communications in Follow-On Public Offering of Common Stock

The WilmerHale deal team was led by Partners Mark Borden, David Westenberg and Jason Kropp, and included Counsel Sarah Sellers and Associates Colin Beauvais and Julie Fogarty.

July 18, 2016

WilmerHale Advises Intercept Pharmaceuticals in $460M Public Offering

Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel therapeutics to treat non-viral, progressive liver diseases, has announced the closing of an underwritten public offering of $460 million aggregate principal amount of 3.25% convertible senior notes due 2023.

September 25, 2013

SEC Proposes Rules for Pay Ratio Disclosure

At an open meeting on September 18, 2013, by a 3-2 vote, the Securities and Exchange Commission proposed a new rule,1 as mandated by Section 953(b) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, to require companies to disclose (i) the median of the annual total compensation of all company employees (excluding the company’s principal executive officer), (ii) the annual total compensation of the company’s principal executive officer and (iii) the ratio between the two. A summary of the proposed rule is set forth below.


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JD, cum laude, Duke University School of Law, 2009

LLM, International and Comparative Law, cum laude, Duke University School of Law, 2009, Articles Editor, Duke Journal of Constitutional Law & Public Policy; Executive Editor, Duke Environmental Law & Policy Forum; Staff Writer, Duke Law & Technology Review

AB, Latin & Classics and Modern American History, magna cum laude, Brown University, 2005

Bar Admissions

New York

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