Sarah E. Graham
Sarah E. Graham is an Associate in Meyers Nave’s Government and Regulatory Affairs Practice Group. Her practice focuses on advising cities, counties, and special districts on municipal and public agency law matters. Previously, Sarah worked in the employment and land use sections of the Office of the Alameda County Council. There, she assisted with litigation research for Alameda County employment cases. She also prepared advice on proposed ordinances for the Alameda County Board of Supervisors.
In law school, Sarah interned at the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office and at the California Attorney General’s Office’s Correctional Law Section. Besides holding a Ph.D. in International Relations, Sarah was also an Assistant Professor at the United States Studies Center at the University of Sydney (Australia). A major focus of her research and publications was the history of United States foreign policy and diplomatic relations. Additionally, Sarah taught at the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of Southern California, where she was also a postdoctoral fellow.
As a result of this experience, Sarah brings a clear communication style to her legal practice, as well as a strong analytical aptitude. She delivers clear, helpful advice grounded in a thorough understanding of the problem and a comprehensive understanding of the law.
Sarah Graham is highly professional, detail-oriented, and responsive. She earned a Certificate of Specialization in International Law and the Jurisprudence Award from Berkeley Law in 2021, as well as the Dean’s Fellowship and a J.D. from Berkeley Law in 2019. Prior to that, she earned a PhD from Australian National University (International Relations), 2007, and a B.A. Honors (Political Science and Modern History), 2001.