Latham & Watkins
Sarah Tomkowiak is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the firm’s Litigation & Trial Department. She focuses her practice on complex business litigation and investigations, including securities class actions, merger litigation, and enforcement actions.
Ms. Tomkowiak represents public and private companies, directors, and officers in a wide variety of industries in securities fraud class actions, shareholder derivative litigation, mergers and acquisitions litigation, and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Department of Justice (DOJ) investigations. She has extensive experience in all aspects of civil litigation, including federal jury trial experience. She also conducts internal investigations of companies regarding their financial reporting, disclosures, and internal controls, and advises clients on a range of matters, including corporate governance and securities laws.
Ms. Tomkowiak is active in the D.C. Women’s Bar Association and the ABA’s Class and Derivative Actions Subcommittee. She is a co-author of the ABA’s annual publication titled Recent Developments in Business and Corporate Litigation - Class Actions. Ms. Tomkowiak participates in firm management and has served on Latham’s Associates Committee and Pro Bono Committee. She presently serves on Latham's Recruiting Committee. Ms. Tomkowiak is a founding member of the Washington Area Women Trial Attorneys (WATA).
Before joining Latham, Ms. Tomkowiak served as an articles editor for the University of Illinois Law Review and, while in law school, interned at the US Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Illinois.
Ms. Tomkowiak is recognized as a Rising Star in the 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers lists.