Sarah Pugh represents clients in diverse antitrust-related matters, primarily before the US agencies and courts. She has experience securing international merger clearance for transactions across a variety of industries, including biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, automotive parts, financial services and healthcare. She also regularly advises clients in connection with antitrust investigations and litigation. 

Ms. Pugh maintains an active pro bono practice, providing legal assistance to unaccompanied minors seeking asylum or Special Immigrant Juvenile Status.

Prior to joining WilmerHale, Ms. Pugh worked for another international law firm, where she also focused on antitrust. During law school, Ms. Pugh was an intern in the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division and a judicial intern for the Honorable Reggie B. Walton of the US District Court for the District of Columbia. She was also a research assistant for Professor Jonathan B. Baker.

Professional Activities

Ms. Pugh is an active member of the American Bar Association’s Antitrust Section and the Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia. She is also an adjunct professor at the American University Washington College of Law.

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  • Education

    • JD, American University, Washington College of Law, 2018

      magna cum laude

      Order of the Coif

      Note & Comment Editor, American University Law Review

    • BA, Political Science, Northeastern University, 2015

      Honors Program 
  • Admissions

    • District of Columbia

    • US District Court for the District of Columbia