Sarah Howard is an associate with Foley & Lardner LLP and a member of the Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice.

Prior to Foley, Ms. Howard worked in politics, serving as an events director for a presidential campaign in 2012 and later as the communications director for a member of the House of Representatives. During law school, she held internships with the National Security Section of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia and the Department of Justice National Security Division.


Ms. Howard earned her law degree from Georgetown University Law Center (J.D., 2017), where she was a member of the Journal of National Security Law and Policy and served as a fundraising co-chair for the Equal Justice Foundation

Ms. Howard received undergraduate degrees in broadcast journalism and political science from the University of Arkansas (B.A., 2012), where she was a member of the Razorbacks Swim Team.


Ms. Howard is admitted to practice only in Virginia. She is practicing under the supervision of a member of the D.C. Bar.

Representative Matters

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Conducted internal customs audits into products subject to Anti-Dumping Duties ("ADD") and Countervailing Duties ("CVD") and filed associated prior disclosures with U.S. Customs & Protection ("CBP") for an international materials handling company.
Conducted an internal investigation into potential Sherman Anti-Trust Act and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") violations at the Chinese subsidiary of an international materials handling company.
Represented a French energy company in national security proceedings before the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States ("CFIUS") arising from the purchase of a U.S. district generation power facility.