Sarah Thomas Clemmons

Special Counsel  |  Greenville

Meet Sarah

Sarah Clemmons devotes her practice to assisting clients recover the monies that are due to them.

Sarah began her legal career as a litigator representing hospitals and physicians. In that role, she was exposed to the complexities of the revenue cycle side of healthcare. At Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, Sarah now works closely with her healthcare clients to develop and implement systems to identify assets and payment sources. She negotiates with liability insurance carriers, patients and their counsel as well as litigates creditor claims in South Carolina probate courts.

Sarah also has experience with advising clients on healthcare regulatory matters such as HIPAA, peer review protection and National Practitioner Databank compliance. In addition to her healthcare clients, Sarah assists clients with their commercial collection litigation. Sarah also assists the Firm's commercial real estate clients with collecting overdue rents and eviction proceedings. 

Her clients include community hospitals, physicians, physician groups, long term care facilities and veterinarians. 

Education
  • Emory University, J.D., with honors, 2005
  • Furman University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1999
Admissions
  • South Carolina, 2005
  • U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina, 2005
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 2006
Honors and Awards
  • Emory Law Journal, Articles Editor
Professional and Civic Activities
  • New Horizon Family Health Services, Board Member
  • Upcountry History Museum, Board Member, Secretary 
  • South Carolina Chapter of the Health Care Financial Management Association
  • Junior League of Greenville
  • Pendleton Place for Children and Families, Board Member (2006-2012)
  • South Carolina Women Lawyers Association
  • Greenville County Bar
  • Leadership Greenville, Class 41
Presentations and Publications
  • "Who Decides for the Patient? Changes in the Adult Healthcare Consent Act," South Carolina Healthcare Financial Management Association Fall Institute, October 2016
  • "Evaluating and Filing Estate Claims," South Carolina Association of Residential Care Homes, June 2016, May 2016, April 2016
  • "Evaluating Estate Claims and Tips on Third Party Liability to Maximize Collections," South Carolina Healthcare Financial Management Association Fall Institute, October 2015

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