Sara Skinner Chubb


Senior Counsel, CHicago office

O:(312) 204–7199 C:(937) 684-3433




About Sara

Sara provides business-minded advice to top brands and agencies on all aspects of their marketing and advertising efforts. She also advises clients on privacy and data security matters, and assists clients with trademark portfolio prosecution and management. She helps brands and agencies execute integrated marketing and advertising campaigns to help minimize legal risks while achieving business goals. She routinely advises on advertising clearance matters, claim substantiation, licensing, sponsorship, social media issues, user-generated content, copyright issues, as well as sweepstakes, contests and other promotional programs. Her experience also includes representing clients before the National Advertising Division.

She advises clients on behavioral advertising, privacy policy creation, compliance with data security laws and regulations, mobile marketing and marketing to children.

Sara is an absolute superstar! Despite the large workload I am sure she is juggling, she makes me feel like I am her #1 priority.
— Happy Client

Representative Experience

  • Counseling clients in connection with a range of advertising, marketing, intellectual property, promotions and social media issues
  • Reviewing advertising for compliance with applicable laws and third party rights
  • Providing specialized counseling regarding digital and new media and mobile applications, behavioral advertising, consumer privacy disclosures and website/application terms of use, SMS programs, website and mobile app review and digital privacy law compliance
  • Advising clients regarding product claim substantiation
  • Advising clients regarding applicable state and Federal laws and regulations, including the FTC Act and various FTC Guides, TCPA, CAN SPAM, COPPA and the Lanham Act
  • Conducting trademark clearance and drafting opinion letters
  • Assisting clients with trademark portfolio management and trademark prosecution
  • Advising clients regarding promotion execution, including drafting sweepstakes, contest and complex loyalty program rules and charitable co-venture agreements
  • Representing clients in connection with state regulator inquiries and challenges before the National Advertising Division
  • Drafting and negotiating complex agreements, including agency-client agreements, sponsorship and strategic partnership agreements, talent and influencer agreements, vendor agreements, music licenses, non-disclosure agreements and trademark licenses 



New Mobile Marketing Developments, New York City Bar Association’s Sweepstakes, Promotions, & Marketing Laws: Comprehension & Compliance in a Digital/Mobile Environment Event, May 2017

Bar Admission

Illinois, 2010



Miami University, B.S. in Business (Marketing), summa cum laude, 2007

University of Michigan Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2009

Associate editor, Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review