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Sarah Fitts is a corporate partner, a member of the Mergers & Acquisitions Group and Co-Chair of the firm’s Energy & Natural Resources Group. She works in the U.S. and internationally advising clients on M&A transactions, projects, and restructurings, with particular experience in joint ventures and other multi-party governance arrangements. She is recognized as a leading lawyer by Chambers Global (2014), where she is praised for her “sterling reputation” and “her extensive experience in M&A transactional, restructuring and projects work.” In Chambers USA (2014), clients describe her as “smart and capable,” and she is also recommended by The Legal 500 US (2012).
Ms. Fitts is a Vice Chair of the Renewable and Demand Energy Resources Committee of the Section on Environment, Energy and Resources of the American Bar Association, a member of the Leadership Council of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE), a member of the 2014 Energy Law360 editorial advisory board and a director on the boards of Scenic Hudson, Inc. and Urban Teaching Corps., Inc. Ms. Fitts is Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Ms. Fitts chaired the New York City Bar Association’s Asian Affairs Committee from 2007-2010, served on the board of The Neighborhood Coalition for Shelter, Inc. from 2000-2009 and is a recipient in 2010 of the Celene Marcus Community Service Award.
Ms. Fitts received her B.A. magna cum laude in History and Oriental Studies from the University of Pennsylvania in 1987, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, her M.A. in East Asian History from the University of Pennsylvania also in 1987 and her J.D. cum laude from Harvard Law School in 1990. Ms. Fitts reads and speaks Japanese.
Harvard Law School, 1990, J.D.
University of Pennsylvania, 1987, B.A.
University of Pennsylvania, 1987, M.A.