Sarah A. Greenfield
Sarah Greenfield is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the firm’s Litigation & Trial Department. Ms. Greenfield focuses her practice on complex business litigation and investigations, including internal investigations, enforcement actions and securities class actions.
Ms. Greenfield represents public companies, directors and officers in securities fraud class actions, shareholder derivative litigation, mergers and acquisitions litigation, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Department of Justice (DOJ) investigations, and other high-stakes matters. She has extensive experience in all aspects of civil litigation, including federal jury trial experience, briefing and arguing dispositive and non-dispositive motions, managing large-scale discovery, working with experts and jury consultants, coordinating with parallel government investigations, and negotiating favorable settlements in mediation. She also has experience conducting internal investigations of companies regarding their financial reporting, disclosures and internal control procedures.
In recent years, Ms. Greenfield has been active in the ABA’s Class and Derivative Actions Subcommittee. She is a recognized co-author of a sub-chapter titled “Significant Recent Developments in Class Action Law” in the 2014 and 2015 editions of the ABA Business and Corporate Litigation Committee’s publication titled Recent Developments in Business and Corporate Litigation. She is also a member of the D.C. Women’s Bar Association. In addition, Ms. Greenfield is active in firm management and has served on Latham’s Associates Committee and Pro Bono Committee.
Before joining Latham, Ms. Greenfield served as an Articles Editor for the University of Illinois Law Review and, while in law school, interned at the US Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Illinois.
Ms. Greenfield is recognized as a "Rising Star" in the 2014 and 2015 Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers lists.