Overview


Sarah Walters is an experienced trial lawyer who focuses her practice on white collar criminal defense, regulatory enforcement and compliance matters and complex civil litigation. In addition to both criminal and civil trial work, Sarah has substantial experience conducting internal investigations and representing clients in securities, healthcare and other government enforcement matters. She also assists companies in developing compliance policies and training programs.

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Results


Government and Internal Investigations

  • Defends a broad spectrum of organizations, including accounting firms, publicly traded companies, and healthcare providers and systems in connection with civil and criminal government investigations and related litigation
  • Represented Audit Committee of major publicly traded company in investigation concerning alleged accounting fraud and handled related inquiries by the Securities & Exchange Commission, which terminated its investigation without bringing any claims

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Recognitions


  • Chambers USA, 2021, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
  • Legal 500 US, 2019
  • The Best Lawyers in America 2019 to 2021, Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Credentials


Education
Boston College Law School, JD, magna cum laude, 1997
University of Pennsylvania, BA, cum laude, 1994

Admissions
Massachusetts

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Sarah E. Walters

Insights & Events / Media

Webinar / McDermott Event / September 28 & 30, 2021

Webinar / McDermott Event / May 20 – June 3, 2021

International Legal Highlights / May 7, 2021

Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance / March 1, 2021

Virtual Event Series / McDermott Event / January 21 – February 4, 2021

Webinar / McDermott Event / November 19, 2020

On the Subject / August 19, 2020

Healthcare Enforcement Quarterly Roundup / July 23, 2020

Webinar / McDermott Event / July 22, 2020

On the Subject / March 5, 2020

Osaka and Tokyo, Japan / McDermott Event / January 21 and 22, 2020

Boston, MA / Speaking Engagements / January 15, 2020

International Legal Highlights / November, 2019

Boston, MA / Speaking Engagements / October 17, 2019

On the Subject / August 20, 2019

International Legal Highlights / July 2019

Boston, Massachusetts / Speaking Engagements / January 16, 2019

Virginia Lawyers Weekly / August 21, 2018

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly / May 17, 2018

Boston, Massachusetts / Speaking Engagements / May 2, 2018

Compliance Week / January 17, 2018

Today’s General Counsel / Fall 2017

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