Sarah Bookbinder, Esq.
Sarah joined the PCD office in September, 2014 as Assistant Director for Public Interest Advising and Pro Bono Programs. Prior to joining PCD she was an Assistant Attorney General in the Public Integrity Division of the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office. In this role Sarah investigated and prosecuted cases of public corruption and fraud. During her time at the AGO she also worked in the Insurance and Financial Services Division, and completed a six-month rotation as a Special Assistant District Attorney in the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office at the Boston Municipal Court.
Before joining the Attorney General’s Office, Sarah was an Equal Justice Works Fellow for two years at the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law in Washington, D.C. Sarah’s fellowship involved organizing and providing pro bono legal services for non-profit organizations in New Orleans and the Mississippi Gulf Coast and Delta regions after Hurricane Katrina. She also clerked for the Honorable John T. Nixon in the United States District Court in Nashville, Tennessee.
As a law student Sarah interned at the Southern Center for Human Rights in Atlanta, Georgia, and in the Criminal Division of the United States Department of Justice. Before law school she worked for two years investigating police misconduct for the Civilian Complaint Review Board in New York City.
Sarah is a 2006 graduate of the University of Michigan Law School, and has a B.A. from Barnard College.