Sarah J. Heim

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30 Main Street, 6th Floor
P.O. Box 66
Burlington, VT 05402-0066

Tel: 802-864-9891
Fax: 802-864-6815

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  • J.D., Cornell Law School, cum laude, 2013
  • B.A., Dickinson College, summa cum laude, 2007

Prior Experience:

  • 2016-2020, Private Practice, Litigation Associate
  • 2015-2016, Law Clerk to the Honorable Sarah Netburn, U.S.M.J., Southern District of New York
  • 2013-2015, Private Practice, Litigation Associate

Professional and Community Activities:

  • Member, Federal Bar Association
  • Member, Vermont Bar Association
  • Chairperson, Richmond Housing Committee
  • Chairperson, American Friends of ARSP (“Action Reconciliation Services for Peace”)


  • Vermont
  • New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the District of Vermont


Sarah joined the firm as an associate in June 2020. Her practice focuses on complex civil litigation, white collar defense and internal investigations. Prior to joining the firm, Sarah was an associate at two Vault 100 law firms in New York City, where she was a member of two trial teams for high-profile insider trading cases in the Southern District of New York. She also assisted in the defense of individuals and corporations in a variety of sensitive and high-profile matters in state and federal courts, regulatory inquiries, and investigations. Sarah’s past pro bono work included representing asylum seekers in affirmative and defensive proceedings, assisting domestic violence victims in custody and order of protection matters, and defending low-income tenants in eviction actions.

Sarah clerked for the Honorable Sarah Netburn, U.S. Magistrate Judge, in the Southern District of New York.