About Sarah Milkovich

Sarah Milkovich focuses her practice in the areas of complex commercial litigation, criminal defense, regulatory compliance, and internal investigations. She has counseled clients through investigations and enforcement actions brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission, the U.S. Department of Justice, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and the National Futures Association. Sarah has also represented clients in a wide variety of litigation matters, including those involving RICO and fraud claims, mergers and acquisitions, securitization transactions, employment disputes, fiduciary duties, and shareholder derivative claims.

Before joining Libby Hoopes Brooks & Mulvey, Sarah worked in her home state as a law clerk for the Litigation Division of the Louisiana Department of Justice. She was also part of the Duke Wrongful Convictions Clinic team that secured victories at the Fourth Circuit and in federal district court for an innocent man who had been spent 43 years in prison because of faulty eyewitness identification evidence. In another pro bono case, Sarah worked to secure the new DNA testing that led to the exoneration of a man who had been wrongfully convicted on the basis of unreliable bitemark evidence and a false confession.

Sarah graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College, where she studied English and Classics and was named a Harvard Kennedy School Institute of Politics Director’s Intern. During law school, Sarah served as an executive editor of the Duke Law Journal. Her publications include:

  • “Electoral Due Process,” 68 Duke L.J. 595 (2018).
  • Co-author, “The New Class Action Frontier Under Illinois Privacy Law,” Law360 (January 16, 2020).