Sara Naylor is a member of the firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution group. Most recently, she served as a law clerk at the Tennessee Supreme Court for Chief Justice Jeffrey S. Bivins. During this time, Sara gained valuable experience in all aspects of the legal process and spent time researching case law and drafting opinions, which included matters involving attorney discipline, health care liability, the Tennessee Rules of Evidence, and constitutional law. Before joining the legal profession, Sara worked in education as a teacher and administrator in Nashville.
Sara graduated cum laude from Belmont University College of Law in 2019. During law school, she served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Belmont Law Review and the Secretary of the Women’s Law Student Organization. In addition, Sara spent time as a law clerk at the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals, the Office of the District Attorney for the 20th Judicial District in Nashville, and the Office of the U.S. Attorney and Federal Public Defender for the Middle District of Tennessee. Sara was recognized as a Tennessee Supreme Court Law Student for Justice based on her participation in pro bono legal work as a student. Sara completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Georgia and obtained a Master of Education at Lipscomb University.
- Belmont University College of Law, 2019 (J.D.), cum laude
- Lipscomb University, 2012 (M.Ed)
- University of Georgia, 2011 (B.B.A.), cum laude
- Tennessee, 2019
- Davidson County Foster Care Review Board, Board Member
- Child Care Alliance of Middle Tennessee Fund, Advisory Committee
- Best Lawyers in America, Ones to Watch, 2024
- Nashville Bar Association
- Lawyers’ Association for Women, Marion Griffin Chapter