Sarah Moses is counsel in the Firm’s industry-leading Manatt Entertainment group and focuses her practice on a variety of complex litigation and commercial disputes. Her representative matters within the broader entertainment sector have included guiding a major talent agency in an antitrust action, representing a grunge band in a copyright and trademark dispute with a fashion designer, and counseling a sports agency in contract disputes with professional athletes.
A significant portion of Sarah’s practice is dedicated to white collar criminal defense work, representing high-net-worth individuals, politicians and companies in government investigations and prosecutions, and guiding companies through internal investigations. Her representative matters have included defending medical providers against health care fraud claims under the False Claims Act, representing employees in government investigations and administrative proceedings brought against an international banking institution, and defending politicians against public corruption charges.
Sarah has extensive hands-on experience researching and writing dispositive and other substantive motions in state and federal courts, and she works closely with clients to develop and manage case strategies. Sarah regularly serves as the primary advisor to clients on their most sensitive business matters.
Her pro bono experience has included spearheading the representation of a transgender inmate in Arizona state prison, including a briefing and oral argument before the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.
Sarah began her legal career as a judicial extern to the Honorable David J. Cowan, Los Angeles Superior Court.