Sarah M. Harris

Sarah M. Harris

Partner, Williams & Connolly

Sarah Harris focuses her practice on complex appellate litigation. She has represented clients in high-stakes appeals in the U.S. Supreme Court and federal and state appellate courts across the country.  She has argued before the federal courts of appeals and state supreme court.  Her cases have covered a wide range of topics, including constitutional law, administrative law, class actions, antitrust, False Claims Act litigation, products liability, and federal civil procedure.  Sarah has been recognized in the appellate field as a “Rising Star” by The National Law Journal and Super Lawyers and as a “Next Generation Lawyer” by The Legal 500.

Before joining Williams & Connolly, Sarah served as a Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the Office of Legal Counsel at the United States Department of Justice.  She clerked for Justice Clarence Thomas on the Supreme Court of the United States, Judge Laurence Silberman on the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, and Judge Sandra Lynch on the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.

Sarah received her undergraduate degree summa cum laude from Princeton University, and her J.D. magna cum laude from Harvard Law School. She also holds a Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge.