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Sarah W. Walsh

Of Counsel

P 617-367-0025 F 617-367-2155


Sarah W. Walsh


Sarah W. Walsh is of counsel in the Boston, Massachusetts, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Sarah has experience working on a wide variety of litigation matters, including government investigations, securities litigation, and complex civil litigation.

Sarah has represented clients facing investigation and enforcement actions undertaken by the US Department of Justice, Securities Exchange Commission, the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office, local District Attorney's Offices, and various other state and federal agencies. She has represented companies, executives and other professionals in a broad range of state and federal criminal prosecutions, regulatory enforcement actions, and other investigations, including defending allegations of health care fraud, financial services fraud, and securities violations.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis P.C., Sarah worked as an attorney with a boutique white collar defense firm in Boston, Massachusetts and served as a legislative aide with the Massachusetts House of Representatives.

Other past experience includes internships with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and United States Attorney’s Office, a barrister’s clerkship with a criminal law chambers in London, England, and as a summer associate with the Legal Services Center of Harvard Law School.

Sarah is actively involved in a number of bar organizations, pro bono efforts and political campaigns.

Honors and Recognitions

  • The Best Lawyers in America©, "Criminal Defense: White Collar” (2023)
  • Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly “Top Women of Law” (2013)
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers®, "Rising Stars" (2009-2017) and "Super Lawyers" (2020-present)

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Boston Bar Association, Member and Participant in Public Interest Leadership Program (2009-2010)
  • Women's Bar Association, Member and Participant in Leadership Initiative (2011-2012)

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Boston Dance Alliance, Board Member (2011-2013)
  • New England Shelter Legal Services, Volunteer

Published Works

  • "HIPPA Enforcement Trends: Growing Civil Enforcement," BBA Health Law Reporter (January 2013) [Co-Author]
  • "The New Anti-Corruption Ethics Compliance Handbook for Businesses: Friend or Foe for Company Compliance Departments," Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics Magazine (June 2014) [Co-Author]