Sarah E. Iiams

Sarah E. Iiams

Sarah is a Partner of Kuchler Polk Weiner, LLC. Ms. Iiams graduated summa cum laude from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History. In 1993, she received her law degree, cum laude, from Loyola University School of Law in New Orleans, Louisiana. Sarah graduated in the top three percent of her law school class. At Loyola, she was a member of the Loyola Law Review and Moot Court Staff. She was an Intramural Semi-Finalist in the Loyola Moot Court Competition, and received the American Jurisprudence Award in Corporations.

Throughout her career, Sarah has managed complex civil litigation dockets in Louisiana, Texas, and Mississippi. She concentrates in the areas of toxic tort, environmental contamination, product liability and general civil litigation. She also has practiced in the areas of admiralty/maritime, personal injury and railroad defense litigation. Her trial work includes premise and product liability for chemical and particulate exposures. She has tried cases in Louisiana, Texas and Mississippi and has been admitted on a pro hac vice basis for purposes of trials in other states.

She is currently a member of the Louisiana, Texas and Mississippi Bar Associations, Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit, Phi Kappa Phi, DRI and Women’s Energy Network . She has been a member of the National Association of Women Lawyers and was appointed to DRI’s “Women in the Courtroom Committee.” Sarah is also “AV” Peer Review rated by Martindale Hubbell.

Sarah has had public speaking engagements on behalf of Fortune 100 clients and the DRI. She was also featured in “LCJ- How Strong Advocacy Makes Good Things Happen,” The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel Magazine, November 2008.


  • Comer v. Murphy Oil USA, 585 F.3d 855 (5th Cir. 2009), reh’g en banc granted, 598 F.3d 208 (5th Cir. 2010), appeal dismissed, 607 F.3d 1049 (5th Cir. 2010).
  • Jefferson County Sch. Dist. V. Lead Indus. Ass’n, Inc., 223 F.Supp.2d 771 (S.D. Miss. 2002).
  • Hollaway v. Gaylord Chem. Corp., 98-0828 (La. App. 1 Cir. 142/28/98), 730 S.2d 952.
  • In re Union Carbide Corp., 145 S.W.3d (805) (Tex. App. —Houston 2004).
  • Warren v. Sabine Towing and Transp. Co., Inc., 01-0573 (La. App. 3 Cir. 10/30/02), 831 So.2d 517.