Sarah Hughes is an associate in the Corporate Department and a member of the Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions Groups. Sarah counsels clients in connection in both domestic and cross-border buyouts, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, and recapitalizations. She has represented clients across various industries including banking, securities regulation, broker-dealers, health care, infrastructure, telecommunications, real estate, and environmental.
In addition to her legal practice, Sarah is actively involved and passionate about numerous not-for-profit causes. Sarah does pro bono work for the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and has advised pro bono clients such as Right to Play USA, an international non-profit organization that empowers vulnerable children to overcome the effects of war, poverty, and disease around the world through play. She currently serves as a Trustee for the Women’s Sports Foundation, was a member of the U.S. Delegation to the 2018 Olympic Games, and was a featured speaker alongside Secretary-General Ban ki-Moon at the United Nations.
Sarah earned her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where she was a senior editor of the Journal of Business Law and received the Distinguished Pro Bono Service Award. While at Penn, she also worked as a judicial intern for the Honorable Lewis A. Kaplan at the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Sarah has a B.A. from Yale University and an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Niagara University.
In the past year, I’ve had the privilege of working on pro bono matters ranging from criminal justice to voting rights to veterans’ benefits. To help address legal challenges and needs amplified by the pandemic, Proskauer has developed a number of new pro bono partnerships and has called upon its lawyers to take on more … Continue Reading
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