Sarah Netburn is a United States Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. She was sworn in on August 16, 2012. Before taking the bench, she was that Court’s Chief Counsel to the Office of Pro Se Litigation from 2010-2012. Judge Netburn was a partner at Emery Celli Brinckerhoff & Abady LLP in New York. She was graduated from the University of California at Los Angeles School of Law. After law school, Judge Netburn clerked for the Hon. Harry Pregerson on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. She formerly served on the Board of Directors of The Fortune Society and was the recipient of the Legal Aid Society’s Pro Bono Publico Award in 2004 and 2005. She received her Bachelor of Arts from Brown University.