Gus has successfully resolved hundreds of large property loss claims. He strives to achieve the most favorable results for his clients, whether through litigation, mediation or arbitration.



Gus Sara is a partner 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. Gus strives to encourage mediation or other forms of dispute resolution as an alternative to litigation. He 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 help achieve successful results for his clients.

Recognition and Involvement

Recognition & Involvement

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


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

News & Insights


American Bar Association


  • 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



Subro Sessions
  • Stop Suing Yourself: A Brief Discussion on the Anti-Subrogation Rule

    The newest episode of the Subro Sessions podcast is out now. This episode is entitled, “Stop Suing Yourself: A Brief Discussion on the Anti-Subrogation Rule” and is hosted by Gus Sara, Partner, and Katherine Dempsey, Associate. Gus and Katherine share their expertise on the Anti-Subrogation Rule by discussing its history, purpose and how it applies in various states across the country.

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