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Sara Elizabeth Kropf

White collar crime Attorney at Washington, DC

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About Sara

Learn Sara’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Litigation
    I have handled all types of civil litigation on the defense side including employment litigation, breach of contract, fraud and conspiracy, Most of my cases have been in federal court but I have practiced in state courts as well. I have represented large and small businesses as well as individual defendants. I have also defendant companies in class actions and in multi-district litigation in federal court. My practice has also included cases that involve international issues.

    23 years, 30 cases

  2. White collar crime
    I have defended individuals and companies in complex white collar criminal cases including winning a complete acquittal at trial of a laboratory executive accused of health care fraud. I have experience in grand jury investigations as well. Some of my cases have included charges of fraud, conspiracy, money laundering, RICO, and government contract fraud.

    23 years, 10 cases

I am a trial lawyer in Washington DC. If you have been charged by the government or sued, I can help you.  I represent individuals and companies who have been accused of wrongdoing by the government or have been sued in civil litigation.  My criminal practice is focused on white collar criminal work. On the civil side, I have handled the defense of civil fraud and conspriracy, RICO, breach of contract and employment discriminal claims. 

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Licensed for 23 years
State VA
Status Active
Acquired 2013
Updated 12/27/2022
State DC
Status Good Standing
Acquired 2003
Updated 06/08/2022
State MD
Status Active
Acquired 2000
Updated 11/26/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Sara Elizabeth Kropf
Law Ofc Sara Kropf Pllc Ste 800 1001 G St NW
Washington, DC, 20001


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Posted by anonymous | November 21, 2015
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Excellent Criminal Defense Attorney
We hired Sara for Criminal Defense Representation in US district Court. She was excellent, detailed, thorough, forceful and effective. She attempted to settle the matter pre-trial, and failing that, argued successfully for acquittal. I would recommend her.


  • Hourly Rates $ 400-500 per hour
Payment methods
Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 9.2 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Owner
  • Law Office of Sara Kropf PLLC
  • 2013 - Present
  • Partner
  • Baker Botts LLP
  • 2002 - 2013
  • Law clerk
  • US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit (Judge Niemeyer)
  • 2001 - 2002


  • Georgetown University
  • PhD - Doctorate
  • 2002
  • Georgetown University Law Center
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1999
  • Georgetown University
  • B.A.
  • 1995

Legal Cases

  • State of Maryland v. Moore
  • Jury verdict for state
  • Brown v. Grass
  • Jury verdict for client
  • Aguas v. Drummond Company, Inc.
  • Jury verdict for client
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  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • 2012 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • 2009 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English


  • Rising Star for White Collar Defense Work
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2013


  • Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts
  • Alien Tort Statute and the Torture Victim Protection Act
  • 2012
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Speaking Engagements

  • White Collar Defense College
  • Conducting Criminal Investigations and Ethical Issues
  • 2013
  • DC Bar Continuing Legal Education
  • Witness Preparation and Direct Examination
  • 2013
  • DC Bar Continuing Legal Education
  • Summary Judgment Motions in the District of Columbia
  • 2012
  • International Bar Association Annual Meeting
  • Extraterritorial Environmental Liability: Is The U.S. Alien Tort Statute The Solution?
  • 2010
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Washington White collar crime Lawyer Sara Elizabeth Kropf
Sara Elizabeth Kropf
White collar crime Attorney
Washington, DC
Licensed for 23 years