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Sarah A. Emmerich is an associate in the Litigation Department.

Sarah earned her law degree from New York University School of Law, where she served as an articles editor on the Annual Survey of American Law. While at NYU, she also served as the co-chair of the Research, Education, and Advocacy to Combat Homelessness group, where she worked to help individuals suffering from homelessness in New York City with their legal battles. Sarah was awarded the Ann Petluck Poses Memorial Prize and the Vanderbilt Medal upon graduation.

Prior to law school, Sarah spent two years as a paralegal at the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, in the Securities and Commodities Task Force.

Sarah holds a Bachelor of Arts in History, summa cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.

Proskauer and co-counsel Center for Reproductive Rights (“the Center”) submitted an amicus brief to the Supreme Court in United States v. Rahimi. The brief, filed on behalf of the Center in support of the United States, urged the Supreme Court to reverse the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal’s decision finding 18 U.S.C. § 922(g)(8), a federal law prohibiting people subject to domestic violence restraining orders from possessing firearms, unconstitutional. Oral argument took place on November 7, 2023.