Sarah Edwards joined the Justice Department criminal fraud section as a trial attorney in October 2016 after serving as a law clerk for Judge Gregory Howard Woods in the federal court in the Southern District of New York since August 2015. She is assigned to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act unit.
Before that, she worked as an associate for Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton for more than two-and-a-half years.
Edwards studied English literature and environmental science at the University of Kansas, graduating in 2008. She gained her law degree from Stanford Law School, graduating in 2011.
After graduating from Stanford, Edwards spent a year clerking in South Dakota at the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit for Judge Roger Wollman.