Sara Werner

Sara R. Werner

Sara R. Werner
New York
+1 212 459 7047

Sara Werner is a partner in Goodwin’s Technology practice and Private Investment Funds group. She advises venture capital and other private equity funds, as well as the emerging and established companies in which they invest. Ms. Werner represents investment funds in their formation, operation, and investment transactions. She regularly counsels fund managers on fund structures, "market" terms and negotiations with limited partners. She also works with fund clients on their investments in and dispositions of portfolio company securities. On the company side, Ms. Werner's practice focuses on advising senior management on debt and equity financings, governance matters, commercial agreements, mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and other strategic and business transactions.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Ms. Werner was a partner in Dentons’ Corporate practice.

Professional Activities

Ms. Werner is an advisor to Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator and a member of the Entrepreneurship at Cornell Advisory Council.




Brooklyn Law School

(Member of the Moot Court Honor Society, Jerome Prince Merit Scholar)


Cornell University

(cum laude)



  • New York

Recognition & Awards

In 2015, Ms. Werner was among the recipients of The M&A Advisor's “40 Under 40” Emerging Leader Awards.