Sarah H. Licht

Senior Associate


Sarah Licht focuses her practice on antitrust law, including criminal investigations, merger counseling and civil litigation. She maintains an active pro bono practice, including immigration and domestic violence cases. Ms. Licht joined the firm after graduating from the University of Michigan Law School. 

Prior to her legal education, Ms. Licht was the director of volunteers at the Pan-Massachusetts Challenge, the annual bike-a-thon in support of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston. In her position, she managed more than 3,000 volunteers at different sites throughout Massachusetts.

Ms. Licht is the co-editor of Public Domain, a quarterly newsletter distributed by the Intellectual Property Committee of the American Bar Association's Antitrust Section.

Publications & News


August 10, 2017

WilmerHale Team Offers Pro Bono Support at Detention Center

Volunteers from the Washington DC office traveled to the Farmville Detention Center in rural Virginia to meet with detainees awaiting deportation proceedings.

April 7, 2017

A Hitchhiker’s Guide to Antitrust and Intellectual Property Guidelines

In this article, published in the American Bar Association's Antitrust, Vol. 31, No. 2, Spring 2017 edition, authors Hartmut Schneider, Sarah Licht, and Nicole Callan discuss common principals between Antitrust and IP, "Secondary Guidance" and practice developments.

April 4, 2017

The SAVe Act: A Roadblock to Automated Vehicle Innovation

In this article published by Law360, Perry Lange, Sarah Licht, Renita Khanduja and William Desmond, discuss the barriers the SAVe Act brings to automated vehicle innovation.

May 1, 2016

Antitrust and Intellectual Property Guidelines: The “Common Core” And Beyond

Hartmut Schneider, Sarah Licht and Nicole Callan explore a "common core" of antitrust and IP principles that are addressed in many of the major IP/antitrust guidelines in this newsletter published by the American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law Intellectual Property Committee.

July 1, 2015

Making APCERA Work

An article co-authored by Sarah Licht, appearing in the Summer 2015 issue of Antitrust Magazine.


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JD, magna cum laude, University of Michigan Law School, 2013

BA, summa cum laude, Tufts University, 2007

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia




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