Sarah Spofforth has extensive experience in both commercial and complex commercial litigation matters.  Mrs. Spofforth has represented clients in a variety of industries, including technology, energy, oil and gas, social media, and financial services. Mrs. Spofforth has experience in a wide range of matters, including:

  • Intellectual property
  • Breach of contract
  • Contested bankruptcy proceedings
  • Anti-trust
  • Appellate and pro bono matters

Prior to joining Xsensus, Mrs. Spofforth worked on high-profile litigation matters at a top international law firm, where she represented clients including Facebook, General Motors, Hitachi, and Energy Future Holdings.

During law school, Mrs. Spofforth served as an editor on the Hastings Law Journal and also served as a judicial extern to the Honorable John E. Munter of the San Francisco Superior Court, Complex Litigation Division.


Representative Matters

In Re: Cathode Ray Tube Antitrust Litigation, represented Hitachi’s affiliates in connection with the TFT-LCD and CRT price-fixing cases.

Sambreel Holdings LLC et al. v. Facebook Inc., represented Facebook in an antitrust lawsuit alleging illegal tying, group boycott, and monopolization for measures to block unauthorized adware.

In re Energy Future Holdings Corp., represented Energy Future Holdings Corp. and 70 of its affiliates (collectively, “EFH”) in their Chapter 11 cases in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.  EFH—the largest generator, distributor, and certified retail provider of electricity in Texas—is the product of the largest leveraged buy-out in history.  With over $49 billion in liabilities and $36 billion in assets, EFH’s Chapter 11 case is the largest operating Chapter 11 case ever filed in Delaware and among the ten largest Chapter 11 cases filed in US history.

MDL 2543: In re General Motors LLC Ignition Switch Litigation, represented General Motors LLC in product liability and economic loss litigation relating to vehicle recalls.

Education

  • University of California at Berkeley (B.A.)
  • University of California, Hastings (J.D., magna cum laude)

Bar Admissions

  • California