Sarah P. Hogarth - McDermott Will & Emery


Sarah P. Hogarth is a member of the Firm’s Supreme Court & Appellate Litigation and Government & Regulatory Litigation practices. She briefs and argues appeals and critical motions, litigates affirmative cases challenging federal and state government action and advises on legal strategy and dispositive motions in trial courts or before administrative tribunals.

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  • Successfully defended the invalidation of a Puerto Rico law regulating the rates that Medicare Advantage plans must pay providers on federal preemption grounds (MMAPA v. Emanuelli-Hernandez (1st Cir.))
  • Won reversal of judgment dismissing Sherman Act Section 1 and Clayton Act Section 7 claims (Vasquez v. Indiana University Health, Inc. (7th Cir.))
  • Preserved dismissal of lawsuits asserting claims covered by the landmark settlement of more than 10,000 mass tort cases against the City of New York and private contractors following the 9/11 terrorist attack (In re World Trade Center Lower Manhattan Disaster Site Litig. (2d Cir.))
  • Won complete cross-appeal victory, securing reversal of district court order declining to enforce a settlement agreement (Serta Simmons Bedding LLC v. Casper Sleep Inc. (Fed. Cir.))
  • Preserved a complete jury verdict and multimillion-dollar award (US Conference of Mayors v. Great-West Life & Annuity (D.C. Cir.; D.D.C))

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  • Legal 500 US, Appellate: Courts of Appeals/Appellate: Supreme Courts, 2021 and 2023-2024
  • District of Columbia Courts, Capital Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2023
  • Super Lawyers Washington DC, Rising Star in Appellate, 2019-2020


  • Law360, Appellate Editorial Advisory Board, 2024


University of Notre Dame Law School, JD, summa cum laude, 2015
Michigan State University, BA, with honors, 2012

District of Columbia

Courts / Agencies
US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

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