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Sarah Hart Charette


Sarah Hart Charette is an experienced Associate of the Litigation Group. She has an extensive background in trial preparation and litigation as a member of the Medical Malpractice Defense and Criminal Defense teams at Gross McGinley, as well as her prior position as an Assistant District Attorney.

Sarah’s prior prosecutorial experience in the District Attorney’s offices of Berks County and Lebanon County has uniquely prepared her to present a skillful and effective defense on behalf of her clients. Her achievements include: negotiating a plea of probation for a felony drug charge that carried a minimum sentence of significant incarceration, reducing a misdemeanor of fleeing and eluding to a traffic citation, dismissing a felony gun charge, and reducing a felony drug charge to a misdemeanor. Sarah has also conducted numerous bench and jury trials in cases involving drugs, sexual assault, domestic violence, thefts, DUIs, and fleeing and eluding.

Sarah’s significant litigation experience has made her a valuable member of the Medical Malpractice Defense Team. In this position, she has counseled individual medical professionals, hospitals, and health networks on a variety of complex professional liability issues. Sarah regularly participates in pretrial hearings, depositions, preparation of expert witnesses, arbitration, and trials in medical malpractice defense. She has achieved noteworthy success in the form of several defense verdicts.

Areas of Practice



  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court
  • Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals
  • Third Circuit


  • Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law, J.D., 2012
  • Gettysburg College, B.A., cum laude, 2009

Professional Associations

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Lehigh County

Community Involvement

  • Bar Association of Lehigh County, Board of Directors
  • March of Dimes March for Babies, Executive Leadership Team
  • Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce Young Professional's Council, Board of Directors


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