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Covington & Burling LLP

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Sarah Wilson

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Covington & Burling LLP

Work Department

Partner

Position

Sarah L. Wilson is a litigation partner and former federal judge whose practice focuses on litigation and investigations. She has handled a broad range of civil and criminal disputes, including False Claims Act litigation, environmental and natural resources litigation, insurance litigation, pharmaceutical and consumer product company investigations, and arbitration. Sarah co-chairs the Advertising and Consumer Law Practice Group. She has represented the world’s largest automotive and consumer product companies in recall and post-recall investigations and disputes.

Career

Prior to joining Covington, Ms. Wilson served as a Trial Attorney and Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the Department of Justice, as an Associate and Senior Counsel in the White House Counsel's Office, and as a Judge on the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.

Education

Columbia Law School. Yale University, M.Phil. Yale University, M.A. Williams College, B.A.


United States: Media, technology and telecoms

Advertising and marketing

Within: Advertising and marketing

Covington & Burling LLP’s ‘amazing’ group provides ‘actionable advice that is always appropriate and delivered in a timely fashion’. John Graubert and Sarah Wilson jointly head the team from New York; Graubert represented Lumos Labs executives in FTC issues and consent negotiations relating to cognitive training claims surrounding the Lumosity online program; and Wilson is part of the team advising Procter & Gamble on an industry-wide CPSC investigation of single-load liquid laundry pods. Lindsey Tonsager in San Francisco is singled out for her ‘ability to quickly and astutely advise on any number of issues that arise domestically and internationally’; she has a focus on data privacy and is advising Facebook on privacy issues surrounding its digital advertising. Digital marketing is a key strength for the firm and the practice also regularly advises on FTC matters, TCPA litigation and consumer class actions; San Francisco-based of counsel David Jolley acts for various clients in a consumer class action regarding slack fill claims.

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