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Sarah B. Brenden, Attorney


Sarah’s practice focuses on litigation with interest in employment, immigration, and personal injury work. She is a recent graduate of the University of Washington School of Law.

Before joining KTC, Sarah worked for Magistrate Judge Bruce J. McGiverin, United States District Court of Puerto Rico, where she wrote opinions and orders on a wide range of issues including breach of contract, unlawful search and seizure of evidence, and compassionate release through a habeas petition.

Sarah was a part of an Immigration Law Clinic during law school. She worked on asylum applications, special immigrant juvenile status applications, and complex reunification cases through President Biden’s family reunification program. Sarah was also on the Jessup International Moot Court Team, competing on mock International Court of Justice cases. She also served on the Moot Court Honor Board where she oversaw all national teams representing the University of Washington.

Prior to law school, Sarah worked on child sexual assault cases in Guatemala for International Justice Mission. Alongside the Attorney General of Guatemala, she helped facilitate policy reform to end the use of a retraumatizing evidentiary gathering technique.


Outside of work, Sarah enjoys spending time in the mountains, snow skiing, backpacking, soccer and cooking. Sarah has lived in Europe and Latin America, loves to travel and experience new cultures.

  • J.D., with honors, University of Washington School of Law
    • Jessup International Moot Court Team, 2021-2023
    • Vice President of National Teams, Moot Court Honor Board
  • B.A., with honors, University of Washington
    • Double Major: International Studies and Law, Societies, & Justice (LSJ)

  • Washington State Bar

  • Washington State Bar Association
  • King County Bar Association