Sarah Nesbitt


Washington, DC

Sarah Nesbitt represents employees in the full spectrum of discrimination, retaliation, and discipline cases, as well as students who have experienced discrimination or retaliation, including sexual assault, stalking, and dating violence.


Sarah joined KCNF in August of 2021 as the June D. W. Kalijarvi Employment Law Fellow. She holds a B.A. in Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies from Washington University in St. Louis, and she graduated cum laude with her J.D. from Georgetown Law.


Prior to law school, Sarah worked in her home state of Texas at the state’s domestic violence coalition, focusing on policy affecting survivors who interface with the court system. Throughout law school, Sarah continued her anti-violence work, advocating to protect students’ civil rights through Title IX policy, organizing, and litigation. She also served as a student attorney in Georgetown Law’s Civil Rights Clinic, where she litigated cases across the spectrum of civil rights issues, with an emphasis on employment discrimination.


Upon graduation, Sarah was awarded the National Association of Women Lawyers Outstanding Law Student Award for her commitment to gender justice, and she was recognized for completing over 400 pro bono hours during her time as a student.


Sarah is committed to lawyering for civil rights and ensuring that all workers, employees, and students have safe and equitable workplaces in which to thrive.

Bar Admissions


  • District of Columbia

Speaking Engagements


  • Jewish Women International (JWI)’s National Alliance to End Domestic Abuse, Webinar Speaker for “Can I Say It? Survivorship & Defamation After Depp v. Heard,” July 2022