Sara advises Delaware limited partnerships, limited liability companies and statutory trusts, including investment vehicles like private equity, hedge and mutual funds, on formation and governance matters. She also advises Delaware alternative entities in commercial transactions, including secured and unsecured financings, securitizations and reorganizations. 

Sara works frequently with other attorneys domestically and internationally on matters relating to Delaware law and is involved in the preparation of third-party legal opinions in connection with the formation of private equity and mutual funds and a wide range of transactional matters. 

Sara is the secretary of the Delaware State Bar Association (“DSBA”) Commercial Law Section, which is responsible for proposing legislation involving Delaware statutory trusts, the Uniform Commercial Code (“UCC”), and banking. She also serves on the Firm’s Diversity Committee.

Professional Activities

  • American Bar Association (Business Law Section)
  • Delaware State Bar Association (Secretary, Commercial Law Section)

Community Activities

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Delaware

Representative Matters

  • Represents many large private equity funds in fund formation and third-party legal opinions relating to formation and financing.



DSBA Recent Developments and Legislative Changes in Commercial Law 2018

10.10.2018 in Wilmington, DE - Commercial
R. Jason Russell, Sara A. Gelsinger

On October 10, 2018, the Delaware State Bar Association presents a half-day CLE program on current hot topics in Delaware commercial and entity law. Morris Nichols partner Jason Russell and attorney Sara Gelsinger will co-present the closing session, “Recent Statutory Amendments and Cases Involving Delaware LLCs, LPs and Statutory Trusts.”... Continue Reading