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Gus Sara Counsel

Philadelphia, PA | Direct 215.864.6876Fax 215.789.7600
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Gus Sara is counsel in the Subrogation Department and practices exclusively in the field of insurance subrogation, handling large property loss cases. He has successfully resolved hundreds of cases for his clients in matters involving commercial and residential fires, explosions, structural collapses, water losses, product liability, construction defects and maritime claims. His clients appreciate his ability to develop effective strategies to resolve matters efficiently and expeditiously. He always strives to encourage mediation or other forms of dispute resolution as an alternative to litigation. Gus has participated in complex, multi-party mediations and arbitrations, with favorable results for his clients.

Gus is licensed in Pennsylvania and New Jersey but practices throughout the United States using the services of local counsel under a special program of the Subrogation Department.

In addition to achieving a Juris Doctor from Rutgers Law School, Gus also obtained his Master in Business Administration from Rutgers School of Business, with a focus in management. Gus uses the unique knowledge and skillsets he gained from his MBA to achieve successful results for his clients.

Gus is currently a blogger for the Subrogation Strategist, a certified arbitrator for the Philadelphia Court of Commons Pleas, and handles pro bono cases for Philadelphia VIP Legal Services.

Representative Matters

  • Represented insurance carrier in a multi-party construction defect case involving a collapse of a concrete parking deck in Boston, Massachusetts, which resulted in a favorable settlement at mediation
  • Represented insurance carrier jointly with homeowner in a complex high-dollar negligence action involving an explosion at a home after a fuel delivery 
  • Represented insurance carrier in a high-dollar building fire involving the spontaneous combustion of improperly stored rags containing combustible chemicals 
  • Represented insurance carrier and an energy corporation in a complex negligence and breach of contract action involving an extensive fire in an oil well facility in Carrollton, Ohio



Practice areas

Bar and Court Admissions


New Jersey

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania


Rutgers School of Law-Camden, JD, 2010

Rutgers University School of Business, MBA, 2010

Rutgers University-New Brunswick, BA, magna cum laude, 2005

Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University, Undergraduate Associate, 2005


American Bar Association

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