Sarah O'Laughlin Kulik


  • Sarah O'Laughlin Kulik
  • Phone: +1 215 979 1812
    Fax: +1 215 689 1419

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  • Duane Morris LLP
    30 South 17th Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19103-4196

Sarah O’Laughlin Kulik is a member of the Trial Practice Group, focusing her practice on antitrust litigation, complex commercial disputes, and government investigations. From August 2016 to August 2017, Ms. Kulik spent one year serving as law clerk to the Hon. Michael M. Baylson of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Ms. Kulik is a 2014 cum laude graduate of Cornell Law School, where she was articles editor of the Cornell Law Review. In 2011, Ms. Kulik graduated magna cum laude from Bucknell University with a degree in Economics and Political Science

Representative Matters

  • Defending consummated merger of prosthetics manufacturers against alleged violations of the Clayton Act and the Federal Trade Commission Act in Federal Trade Commission Part 3 administrative proceeding.
  • Investigation and representation of a research university in connection with multi-agency government investigation into research accounting and compliance matters.
  • Representing generic drug manufacturer against price-fixing allegations in federal multi-district antitrust litigation.
  • Obtained on behalf of a production company a decision from the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania holding that the client could present a legal question of statutory interpretation in a declaratory judgment action without first having to litigate the underlying dispute through the administrative process. The Supreme Court reversed an order from the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania and remanded the case for consideration of the merits.
  • Represented Morton Grove Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Wockhardt USA LLC in a request to the U.S. Supreme Court to review a Pennsylvania appellate court ruling that the product liability claims of thousands of generic Reglan users weren't necessarily preempted by federal law.
  • Obtained dismissal on behalf of international franchisor before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia of claims alleging violation of the Virginia Retail Franchising Act and breach of the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing.
  • Obtained dismissal on behalf of an Ontario, Canada-based provider of case management software for health and social services agencies on forum non conveniens grounds in a lawsuit that was pending in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.


  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey


  • Cornell Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2014
    - Articles Editor, Cornell Law Review
  • Bucknell University, B.A., magna cum laude, 2011


  • Duane Morris LLP
    - Associate, 2014-2016; 2017-present
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
    - Law Clerk to the Hon. Michael M. Baylson, 2016-2017

Professional Activities

  • Young Lawyer Representative for the ABA Section of Antitrust Law IP Committee, 2019-2020

Honors and Awards

  • Named to Best Lawyers "Ones to Watch," 2021

Selected Publications

Selected Speaking Engagements