Sarah Fowler practices in the Bankruptcy and Financial Restructuring Group and concentrates her practice in the areas of commercial litigation, bankruptcy, creditors' rights, insolvency issues, foreclosures, and debt workouts.
Sarah works with a wide variety of clients ranging from financial institutions, business debtors, creditors’ committees, shareholders, asset purchasers and bankruptcy trustees. She assists her clients with addressing the complexities of financial distress and finding solutions to a variety of commercial disputes. Sarah represents these clients in both state and federal courts and in out-of-court arrangements.

Sarah also represents creditors, financial institutions, and other entities faced with issues arising from compliance with the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Fair Credit Billing Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and the Equal Credit Opportunity Act.
Sarah joined Ice Miller in 2015 and is admitted to practice in all Indiana state courts, the U.S. District Courts in the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana, and the U.S. District Court in the Central District of Illinois. Prior to joining the Firm, Sarah represented businesses and individuals in business and civil disputes in state and federal court as an associate at Rubin & Levin, P.C. 
Sarah graduated from Marian University in Indianapolis in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts in theology and a peace and justice studies minor. She obtained her juris doctor, cum laude, from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis in 2012. During law school, Sarah was an articles editor for the Indiana Law Review, a Torts Fellow for the Dean’s Tutorial Society and wrote a note selected for publication in Volume 45 of the Indiana Law Review entitled “A Rose by any Other Name—Primary Implied Assumption of Risk Under Indiana’s Comparative Fault Act.”

Reported and Representative Cases
Lee Group Holding Company, LLC v. Walro, 2015 WL 4724944 (S.D. Ind. Aug. 10, 2015)
Kaur v. Hebenstreit, 2015 WL 1224487 (S.D. Ind. Mar. 17, 2015)
In re Lee, 524 B.R. 798 (Bankr. S.D. Ind. 2014)
In re Wieder, 2013 WL 3336611 (Bankr. S.D. Ind. July 2, 2013)

Published In
  • A Rose by any Other Name—Primary Implied Assumption of Risk Under Indiana's Comparative Fault Act, selected for publication in Indiana Law Review Vol. 45
Speaking Engagements
  • "Bankruptcy as Way to Collect and Its Implication on Collection Practices", ICLEF, March 9, 2018
  • "Secured Transactions", Bar Review Course, Indianapolis Bar Association, February 5, 2018
  • "FDCPA Compliance for the Indiana Practitioner", National Business Institute, July 13, 2017
  • "Secured Transactions", Bar Review Course, Indianapolis Bar Association, June 21, 2017
  • "Advanced Consumer Bankruptcy Roundtable-Avoiding Second Mortgages on a Debtor's Residence, The Co-Debtor Stay, and Discharge and Dischargeability Issues", Indianapolis Bar Association, April 27, 2017
  • "Ethical Issues for Business Bankruptcy Lawyers", Steven H. Ancel Annual Bankruptcy Institute, ICLEF, December 9, 2016
  • "Hot Collection Issues in the Business World" webinar hosted by Ice Miller on October 19, 2016
  • "Risk Analysis in Business Transactions" webinar hosted by Ice Miller, June 15, 2016
  • "Chapter 11 Exit Strategies (Structured Dismissals and Other Options)", William J. O'Neill Great Lakes Regional Bankruptcy Institute, CMBA, June 1, 2016
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