Sarah Stevenson Elected Fellow of the American Bar Foundation
Modrall Sperling shareholder Sarah Stevenson has been elected a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation (ABF). Membership is limited to just one percent of lawyers licensed to practice in each jurisdiction. Members are nominated by their peers and selected by the ABF Board. Sarah joins Modrall Sperling attorneys Spencer Edelman, Tomas Garcia, Michelle Hernandez, Karen Kahn and Roberta Cooper Ramo as a member of this prestigious organization.
The ABF Fellows is a global honorary society that recognizes attorneys, judges, law faculty and legal scholars whose public and private careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the highest principles of the legal profession and to the welfare of their communities. ABF Fellows hail from nearly 40 countries and hold a wide variety of influential roles.
Sarah practices in Modrall Sperling’s Natural Resources Department representing public entities and private businesses. Her natural resources experience focuses on water law, including water adjudications and interstate water compacts, and Native American law, including natural resource development projects on Native American land. She has advised clients developing projects on Native American land on issues regarding indigenous rights, jurisdiction, and contract formation. Sarah has litigated business disputes and employment and First Amendment cases.