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Sarah Carrier


Sarah Carrier is a litigation lawyer with experience in government, law firm, and corporate legal department roles. Sarah's practice focuses on defending international corporations in complex litigation, primarily in the consumer products, pharmaceutical, and women's health sectors. Sarah's experience arguing before state, federal, and bankruptcy courts helps her guide companies in all phases of case management and trial preparation. Sarah also advises clients in a wide variety of non-dispute matters, including product development and compliance.

Bar admissionsGeorgia
CourtsAll Georgia state courtsUnited States District Court for the Northern District of GeorgiaUnited States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • J.D., Georgetown University
  • B.B.A., University of Georgia
    magna cum laude
  • Mediator License, Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution


  • Georgia Rising Star, Business Litigation, 2020

Pro Bono

Sarah works on a variety of pro bono matters, including most recently drafting a brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in support of Amici Curiae state court judges seeking Petitioner relief under the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act. Sarah also regularly works with immigrants seeking to obtain permanent residence in the United States.


  • Presenter, “Excluding Epidemiological Evidence Under FRE 702 in Toxic Tort, Medical Device, and Pharmaceutical Cases,” Strafford Webinar (March 14, 2023)
  • Georgia State University College of Law: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Panel (March 2022)
  • South Asian Bar Association: Pathways to Success Panel (May 2022)
  • Walmart Inc: Quarterly Tort Outside Counsel Webinars (2021-2022)

Prior Experience

Sarah began her legal career at the U.S. Department of Commerce in Washington D.C. working on economic development programs. Prior to joining DLA Piper, she previously worked at a full service law firm in Atlanta, Georgia and a multinational retail corporation in Bentonville, Arkansas.

Memberships And Affiliations

  • Georgia Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity
  • Georgia Asylum and Immigration Network