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Sarah Osborn Hill, JD

Instructor, Yum!CGFE
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Sarah Osborn Hill is Franchise Counsel for KFC Corporation in Louisville, Kentucky. Sarah leads KFC’s franchise administration and management teams and provides strategic counsel on all aspects of KFC’s relationship with its U.S. franchisees, including the structure and operation of the franchise program, compliance issues, and other franchise matters. During her 10 years at KFC, Sarah has held various roles and advised on a broad range of legal issues, such as advertising and marketing, product development, quality assurance, employee relations and information technology. Before going in-house, Sarah practiced in the areas of intellectual property and litigation at Wyatt, Tarrant, and Combs, LLP in Louisville. She received a J.D. from the Brandies School of Law at the University of Louisville. Sarah is a registered patent attorney and also holds a B.S. and M. Eng. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Louisville, Speed Scientific School.


  • JD (Law) University of Louisville
  • MEng (Chemical Engineering ) University of Louisville
  • BS (Chemical Engineering) University of Louisville