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Sarah A. Altschuller

Foley Hoag LLP

Washington, DC, USA

Sarah A. Altschuller
Counsel - Washington, D.C.

Sarah Altschuller has been a member of Foley Hoag’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) practice since 2003. In this role, she advises multinational companies regarding the development and implementation of CSR strategies, policies, and procedures, as well as compliance with emerging legal and regulatory requirements. Sarah provides counsel regarding engagements with socially responsible investors, government policymakers, local communities, non-governmental organizations, and other key stakeholders.  She also conducts site-level human rights and labor rights impact assessments, as well as due diligence efforts.

Sarah is a leading contributor to the firm's Corporate Social Responsibility and the Law blog.

Sarah’s in-depth practical experience includes post-law school studies at North South University in Dhaka, Bangladesh (2002–2003), where she conducted research on working conditions in the garment sector. Before entering law school Sarah conducted social research on publicly-traded domestic and international companies at KLD Research & Analytics, a socially responsible investment firm, currently part of MSCI, Inc.


  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Federal Government Strategies
  • General Business Counseling
  • International Business
  • Nonprofit
  • Privacy & Data Security


  • Harvard Law School, J.D., 2002
  • Williams College, B.A., magna cum laude, 1997

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • District of Columbia

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit

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