Sarah E. Walters > McDermott Will & Emery LLP > Boston, United States > Lawyer Profile

McDermott Will & Emery LLP
BOSTON, MA 02109-1775
United States
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Work Department

Dispute Resolution - General Commercial Disputes


Partner Sarah Walters is an experienced trial lawyer who focuses her practice on white collar criminal defense, regulatory enforcement and compliance matters, and complex civil litigation. In addition to both criminal and civil trial work, Sarah has substantial experience conducting internal investigations and assists companies in developing compliance policies and training programs.

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Before joining McDermott, Sarah served 10 years as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Boston US Attorney’s office, holding the position of Chief of the Economic Crimes Unit during the last four years of her tenure. arah also served as a liaison to President Obama’s Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force.

Prior to serving in government, Sarah was a partner in private practice at a large Boston law firm, where her litigation practice covered a diverse range of complex civil litigation and external and internal criminal investigations.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Dispute resolution > General commercial disputes

Healthcare litigation is a standout area for McDermott Will & Emery LLP, which is also well versed in tax, IP antitrust and class action litigation, among other areas. In a cross-office effort, Jon Dean and Russell Hayman in Los Angeles and Boston-based Sarah Walters successfully defended Plantronics in a high-stakes antitrust trial in federal court in Delaware. In a case before the California Supreme Court, San Francisco-based Marisa Chun acted for the Bar Association of San Francisco and the Los Angeles County Bar Association as amicus curiae in litigation that considered “clawback” fee issues in the context of law firm dissolutions. Charles Weir is the head of the Los Angeles litigation group; Anthony Bongiorno is a name to note in Boston; the ‘outstandingTerrence Dee is based in Chicago.