Sara E. Cook

McKenna Storer

33 North Lasalle Street
Suite 1400
Chicago, Illinois 60602


Commercial, Contract, Corporate, Employment, Franchise, Insurance, Personal Injury, Professional Liability, Trade Secrets, Trusts and Estates, Wrongful Death

Sara is the Managing Partner at McKenna Storer.  She practices in several areas of law including appellate, banking, professional liability defense litigation and commercial litigation. Sara has litigated matters in state and federal trial and appellate courts throughout the country. In addition, she also provides general counsel services to companies who need day to day advice, but do not have an in house legal staff.  Sara has also been certified as a mediator for litigation.

Faculty Appointments

DePaul University Law School:

  • 1984-1994, Adjunct faculty teaching Pre-Trial Litigation Strategy
  • 1983-1984, Adjunct faculty teaching Legal Writing and Appellate Advocacy
  • 1981-1982, Full time Fellowship, teaching Legal Writing and Appellate Advocacy

Faculty, 1991, Resolution Trust Corporation Training Seminars on discovery and document handling

Faculty, Lecturer, Masters Program, National University of Health Sciences, “Risk Tolerance” 2011, 2012, 2013


  • AV Rated
  • Law clerk to the Honorable Mark McCormick, Justice of the Supreme Court of Iowa, 1980-1981
  • Associate editor and member of the Loyola University of Chicago Law Journal
  • Certificate of Professional Achievement in Mediation Training, June 2003
  • Named by Illinois Super Lawyers magazine as one of the top attorneys in Illinois for 2014 and 2015


  • Federal, Seventh Circuit, Bar Association
  • McHenry County Bar Association
  • Panel Mediator for Small Claims cases
  • Woodstock Chamber of Commerce & Industry
33 North LaSalle Street
Suite 1400
Chicago, Illinois. 60602-2610
F: (312)-334-9697
E: [email protected]