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Sarah Harrington

Phone: 202-362-0636
Fax: 866-574-2033

Sarah joined the firm as a partner after finishing an eight-year run as an Assistant to the Solicitor General at the United States Department of Justice.  In that capacity, Sarah argued 20 cases in front of the United States Supreme Court and wrote merits brief in more than a dozen additional cases.  Sarah handled a wide range of topics before the Supreme Court, including bankruptcy, constitutional law, criminal law, tax law, preemption, trademark, and federal statutory questions.  Earlier in her career, Sarah worked as an appellate attorney in the Civil Rights Division at the U.S. Department of Justice, where she argued dozens of appeals on behalf of the government.  A graduate of Harvard Law School, Sarah clerked for the Honorable Rosemary Barkett of the Eleventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. Sarah serves on the Board of Advisors of the Institute of Judicial Administration at NYU and is a Master in the Edward Coke Appellate Inn of Court. In 2009, Sarah was recognized by the National Law Journal as one of the “Top 40 Under 40” rising stars in the Washington, D.C. region.


Supreme Court Arguments

  • Town of Chester v. LaRoe Estates, 2017
  • Midland Funding v. Johnson, 2017
  • Czyzewski v. Jevic, 2017
  • Sherriff v. Gillie, 2016
  • Husky Elecs v. Ritz, 2016
  • Harris v. Arizona Indep. Redistricting Comm’n, 2015
  • McFadden v. US, 2015
  • Hana Financial v. Hana Bank, 2014
  • Warger v. Shauers, 2014
  • US v. Clarke, 2014
  • Robers v. US. 2014
  • Law v. Siegel, 2014
  • Sekhar v. US, 2013
  • Smith v. US, 2012
  • Kloeckner v. Solis, 2012
  • RadLAX Gateway v. Amalgamated Bank, 2012
  • Kurns v. RR Friction Prods., 2011
  • Fowler v. US, 2011
  • Sossamon v. Texas, 2010
  • Hamilton v. Lanning, 2010


Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • Maryland
  • District of Columbia


Court Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Multiple federal courts of appeals


  • U.S.C.A. 11th Circuit


  • J.D. Harvard Law School, 1999
  • B.A., Yale, 1994

Areas Of Practice

Goldstein & Russell, P.C. specializes in representing clients at all stages before the U.S. Supreme Court.  Collectively, the firm’s lawyers have argued 75 cases on the merits and have filed in… Read More
While focused on representing clients in the Supreme Court, the firm also serves as counsel to clients in the federal courts of appeals.  Like its Supreme Court practice, the firm’s experience in t… Read More