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  • Education
    • J.D., cum laude, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 2015, Deans List; CALI Award in Illinois Litigation
    • B.A., Grand Valley State University, 2011, Criminal Justice, Psychology; Dean's List; Order of Omega
Sara Avakian focuses her practice on delivering practical legal recommendations in the health care field and helping clients maintain compliance with state and federal law. Her legal experience includes defending physicians and healthcare entities in medical malpractice actions. In addition to her experience in medical malpractice, Sara brings experience in the areas of:
  • Physician licensure
  • Health care disciplinary and compliance matters 
Sara graduated law school cum laude with a certificate in Advocacy and Health Law. During her time in law school, she was actively involved in Loyola's Health Law Society and served on the Executive Board. Her hard work paid off when she received a CALI award in Illinois Litigation. 

Sara’s experience working as a law clerk for the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation Medical Prosecutions Unit allows her to draw on her hands-on knowledge of health care prosecutions and regulations. Through such experiences she has developed an understanding of the legal obstacles that challenge health systems, hospitals, and physicians and their impact to operations and profitability.