Grimsdale, Sarah Renee

Sarah Renee Grimsdale



Sarah Grimsdale is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins.

Ms. Grimsdale advises clients on criminal and civil government investigations, internal investigations, and civil and criminal litigation. She was a member of a trial team that obtained a not guilty verdict in a false statement case in federal district court. Ms. Grimsdale also maintains an active pro bono practice, including representing incarcerated individuals asserting violations of their constitutional rights.

Ms. Grimsdale received her law degree from Vanderbilt University Law School, where she was an articles editor on the Law Review and president of Vanderbilt’s chapter of the International Legal Honor Society of Phi Delta Phi. While in law school, Ms. Grimsdale also worked as an intern for Judge Christopher R. Cooper on the District Court for the District of Columbia; a research assistant for Professor Nancy King; and a summer associate at Latham.

Bar Qualification

  • Colorado
  • District of Columbia


  • JD, Vanderbilt University Law School, 2019
    Order of the Coif
  • BA, English, University of Colorado, 2012
    summa cum laude