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Sarah Austin

Sarah Austin

Staff Attorney

Sarah K. Austin joined GLAD as a Staff Attorney in May 2024 and brings a passion for civil rights and complex civil litigation. She graduated with Order of the Coif honors from UCLA School of Law, where she served as an editor for the UCLA Law Review. Prior to joining GLAD, she was an associate at a leading civil rights firm in Maine, representing plaintiffs in employment discrimination and police misconduct cases. She also spent a year representing low-income individuals at Pine Tree Legal Assistance in Maine, focusing on eviction proceedings and related civil matters. Sarah held previous roles as a law clerk for Judge William J. Kayatta, Jr., on the First Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, and for Chief Judge Jon D. Levy on the Maine U.S. District Court.