Sara Swartzwelder practices out of the firm’s New York office, prosecuting corporate governance and shareholder rights litigation on behalf of the firm’s institutional investor clients.
Prior to joining the firm, Sara was a litigation associate at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP where she represented clients in commercial and business disputes involving corporations, financial institutions, and other organizations. Sara was actively involved in the firm’s pro bono program, working on matters involving racial justice, immigration, contracts, and veterans’ advocacy.
Sara graduated with honors from University of North Carolina School of Law. There, she served as Chief Articles and Notes Editor of the First Amendment Law Review, which also published her student note, “Taking Orders from Tweets: Redefining the First Amendment Boundaries of Executive Speech in the Age of Social Media.”
While pursuing her J.D., Sara participated in an externship with the Orange County District Attorney’s Office and interned for the Honorable James A. Wynn of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. Most recently, Sara served as a judicial fellow for the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey assisting Judge Michael A. Shipp.