- Litigation and investigations partner, Covington & Burling LLP
- Former federal judge on the U.S. Court of Federal Claims
- Former senior and associate counsel to President Bill Clinton
- Expertise on recalls and safety-related investigations, compliance program enhancements, voluntary safety standards
Areas Of Expertise
- Domestic Affairs
- Law and Justice
- Economic Issues
- Finance and Banking
Sarah Wilson is a litigation and investigations partner who chairs the Product Safety Practice Group at Covington & Burling LLP. Her clients include the world’s largest global consumer and commercial products manufacturers across a range of industries, including consumer packaged goods, automotive vehicles and equipment, aviation, electronics, life sciences, and information technology.
Wilson has successfully represented clients in some of the largest recalls and safety-related investigations in recent history, including airbags, fire extinguishers, single load liquid laundry packets, toxic chemicals in household products, lithium-ion battery-powered laptops, car seats, and electric bikes and scooters. Wilson assists clients in developing cutting-edge recall policies, compliance program enhancements, and voluntary safety standards.
Prior to joining Covington, Wilson served in several high-ranking federal government positions, including as a federal judge on the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, as senior and associate counsel to President Bill Clinton, and as a deputy assistant attorney general and trial attorney in the U.S. Department of Justice.