Sara Tackett received her Juris Doctor from American University, Washington College of Law in 2009. During law school, Ms. Tackett was a law clerk for the United States Department of Commerce, Office of the General Counsel where she assisted the United States in enforcing unfair trade laws through litigation in the Court of International Trade and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Building from efforts at the Department of Commerce, Ms. Tackett co-authored “Review By The Court of International Trade Of Antidumping & Countervailing Duty Determinations Issued By The Department Of Commerce;” a publication in Georgetown International Law Review.
Prior to joining our firm, Ms. Tackett began her legal career clerking for Massachusetts Superior Court Judge James R. Lemire. Post clerkship, she served as an Assistant District Attorney where she represented the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the prosecution of criminal cases from arraignment through trial. During her career as an Assistant District Attorney, she was one of three Assistant District Attorneys in a unit that prosecuted approximately 2,000 cases annually. Additionally, she successfully prosecuted a First-Degree Murder trial in the case of Commonwealth v. Amran, where she obtained a guilty verdict with a mandatory sentence of life without parole. Ms. Tackett has significant trial experience of over 30 trials since the onset of her legal career. She is licensed to practice in California and Massachusetts.