2010 NLC Fellow: Sarah Boot

Sarah Boot

Sarah Boot--Associate, Cooley Godward Kronish, LLP

Sarah Boot is an associate at the law firm of Cooley Godward Kronish, LLP. She primarily represents Internet and technology companies, and her legal practice focuses on complex civil litigation and intellectual property litigation.

Boot currently serves as a member of the Advisory Board for Run Women Run, a non-profit organization dedicated to identifying, mentoring, and financially supporting pro-choice, women candidates for elected office. She also serves on the Board of Directors and as Chair of the Public Relations Committee for the Lawyers Club, a specialty bar association dedicated to advancing the status of women in the legal profession and in society.

Boot received her J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School where she was an Articles Editor for the Michigan Technology and Telecommunications Law Review. During law school, she interned for a federal district court judge, a state court appellate judge, and the Detroit prosecutor’s office. She also spent a semester studying international law at Hong Kong University.

Prior to law school, Boot was Finance Director for the re-election campaign of a Washington D.C. City Councilmember At-Large. She also served as a Regional Field Coordinator for a New Hampshire Presidential Primary campaign.

Boot graduated from the University of Michigan with an honors degree in Political Science and a minor in Spanish. While at Michigan, she was elected Student Body President, representing over 38,000 students.

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