Sarah Fruehauf defends medical professionals and healthcare providers against medical negligence claims. Sarah has more than 15 years’ experience in litigation including defending tort claims, employment discrimination claims, and Section 1983 (civil rights) claims in State and Federal Court and State constitutional challenges filed in Delaware’s Chancery Court.

Prior to joining the firm, Sarah represented the City of Wilmington as an Assistant City Solicitor and the State of Delaware as a Deputy Attorney General. As a Deputy Attorney General, Sarah prosecuted child support cases which involved conducting daily child support establishment and enforcement hearings in Family Court. After joining the Civil Division of the Delaware Department of Justice, Sarah single-handedly defended all the State of Delaware’s tort claims. Sarah was later promoted to a leadership position and, in addition to handling a variety of litigation matters, she oversaw the caseloads of other Deputy Attorney Generals and provided them with training, guidance and mentorship. Sarah has also handled appeals to the Federal Third Circuit and the Delaware Supreme Court.

Sarah also served as agency counsel to the City of Wilmington and the Delaware Department of Corrections. In this role, Sarah assisted government agencies with internal risk management, litigation support, employment matters, creating and revising policies, training for law enforcement officers and providing legal advice.

In her personal life, Sarah is a wife and a mom to two children, Sydney age 5 and Xavier age 2. Sarah’s family enjoys spending time at the beach in Fenwick Island, boating and crabbing on the Chester River and walking as a family every evening when the weather is nice.


  • Healthcare
  • Professional Liability
  • Litigation
  • Appellate

Recognition and Involvement

Sarah is a member of the Junior League of Wilmington, a volunteer organization whose mission is to advance women’s leadership for meaningful community impact through volunteer action, collaboration, and training.  She has served for many years as a judge for the Delaware High School Mock Trial Competition and has been a coach for high school mock trial.  She also has served as a guardian ad litem for children under the Office of Child Advocate.

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Delaware
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Education and Memberships

  • Widener University School of Law, JD, 2007
  • University of Delaware, BS, 2003
  • Delaware State Bar Association