Sarah C. Kohlhofer is a trial attorney who joined Tycko & Zavareei in 2019. A former prosecutor with both the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia and the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia, Mrs. Kohlhofer has tried to verdict over 30 cases. Mrs. Kohlhofer also served for three years as a law clerk for the Honorable Barbara J. Rothstein on the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.
Mrs. Kohlhofer graduated from Boston College Law School, which awarded her the Frederic N. Halström prize for most outstanding performance in a national advocacy competition. During law school, Mrs. Kohlhofer worked for Northeast Legal Aid (formerly Neighborhood Legal Services), pursuing several class action lawsuits against major banks and mortgage servicers that had breached the terms of the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Home Affordable Modification Program. Mrs. Kohlhofer also worked as a student attorney for the Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General and the Suffolk County District Attorney, where she argued before the Massachusetts Appeals Court.
Earlier in her career, Mrs. Kohlhofer worked on the staff of U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. Mrs. Kohlhofer earned her B.A., Phi Beta Kappa and with high honors, from the College of Wooster. She was awarded the school’s top prize for a senior thesis relating to women’s, gender, and sexuality studies.
Mrs. Kohlhofer is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.