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Sarah T. Eibling

Partner

Meridian
1320 Main Street
17th Floor
Columbia, SC 29201
sarah.eibling@nelsonmullins.com

Sarah Eibling is a partner of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP who practices in Columbia in the areas of product counseling, reporting and liability defense, premises liability, lodging and leisure, litigation, and e-discovery and litigation readiness.

Sarah Eibling is a partner of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP who practices in Columbia in the areas of product counseling, reporting and liability defense, premises liability, lodging and leisure, litigation, and e-discovery and litigation readiness.

Sarah Eibling is a partner of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP who practices in Columbia in the areas of product counseling, reporting and liability defense, premises liability, lodging and leisure, litigation, and e-discovery and litigation readiness.

Experience

Following is a selected sampling of matters and is provided for informational purposes only. Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in any future matter.

Experience

  • Serves as national product liability counsel for a manufacturer of home appliances
  • In addition to South Carolina state and federal courts, handled product liability cases in Canada and Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, and Wisconsin in state and/or federal courts
  • Involved in cases for the hospitality industry, including violent crime and premises liability cases in Georgia, Missouri, Nevada and South Carolina
  • Experience in product liability litigation, including accident reconstruction, metallurgy, design, biomechanics, manufacturing processes, and warnings
  • Defends product liability cases involving home appliances, heavy construction equipment, trucks and automobiles, and commercial steel equipment
  • Has tried two cases to verdict for U.S. food service suppliers and one case to verdict for an advertising company
  • Appeared before and tried cases in the South Carolina counties of Richland, Horry, Lexington, Bamberg, Orangeburg, and Charleston

Educational Activities

  • University of South Carolina School of Law
    • Mock Trial Team
    • Justice and Alumni Relations Director for Phi Alpha Delta
    • Committee Chair, Student Bar Association

Education

  • University of South Carolina School of Law, JD, with honors (2005)
    • Articles Editor, South Carolina Law Review
    • Order of the Wig and Robe
    • Moot Court
    • ATLA Trial Competition Team
    • Student Compleat Lawyer Award, USC
    • Outstanding Achievement and Student Triumph Award
  • University of South Carolina, BS, Applied Mathematics and Political Science (2001)

Admissions

  • South Carolina
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina

Practice Areas

Industries

  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation
  • DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar (Board: Publications Liaison (2015-current); Products Liability: Vice-Chair, Membership (2014-2016); Chair, Membership (2016-present); Chair, Publications Committee (2012-2014))
  • ALFA International Hospitality Practice Group and Women’s Initiative Practice Group
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • South Carolina Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice (formerly American Trial Lawyers Association) 
  • Richland County Bar Association
  • Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel’s Leadership Academy (2011)
  • International Association of Defense Counsel's Trial Academy (2008)

 

  • Serves as an attorney coach for Chapin Middle School Mock Trial Competition Team and the Chapin High School Mock Trial Competition Team
  • United Way Blueprint for Board Service Academy (2015)  
  • Lead Nelson Mullins United Way Campaign (2013, 2014)
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