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Sarah A. Hill

Associate

shill@crowell.com
Phone: +1 202.624.2844
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004-2595

Sarah A. Hill is an associate in Crowell & Moring’s Washington, D.C. office, where she maintains an active litigation and counseling practice focused on False Claims Act litigation, internal and government investigations, mandatory and voluntary disclosures, and contract disputes. She also represents government contractors in bid protests before the Government Accountability Office and the Court of Federal Claims.

Representative litigation matters include:

  • Representing a federal contractor in the aerospace industry in a qui tam suit. Relator voluntarily dismissed the suit after Crowell & Moring persuaded the Department of Justice to decline intervention. 
  • Defending a subcontractor against the Department of Justice’s allegations that the subcontractor provided defective materials on a government construction project. The case settled on terms favorable to the defendant.
  • Representing an international defense contractor in suit brought by a teaming partner regarding performance of a federal contract. 

Representative investigation matters include:

  • Conducting an internal investigation of, and managing disclosure in connection with, employee qualifications on a government contract. 
  • Conducting an investigation in response to an IG subpoena regarding alleged mischarging of labor costs on a government contract. 
  • Conducting an internal investigation regarding potential subcontractor billing of unallowable employee benefits.

Sarah also maintains an active pro bono practice. She currently represents clients seeking asylum in the U.S. after fleeing persecution based on their religion, political opinions, or sexual orientation.

Sarah received her J.D. from the University of Georgia School of Law in 2015 and was inducted into the Order of the Coif. She served as a notes editor for the Georgia Journal of International Law and represented a criminal defendant before the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals as a member of the Appellate Litigation Clinic. She also interned with the Department of Justice Office of Immigration Litigation. She received her B.A. cum laude with distinction in politics from Hendrix College in 2011.

Education

  • Hendrix College, B.A. politics (2011) cum laude
  • University of Georgia School of Law, J.D. (2015)

Affiliations

Admitted to practice: District of Columbia, Maryland

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"For Whom the Statute Tolls: Ten Years Is Now the Default Statute of Limitations Period for All FCA Cases, High Court Holds," False Claims Bullet Points (May 13, 2019). Contacts: Brian Tully McLaughlin, Gail D. Zirkelbach, Mark R. Troy, Jason M. Crawford, Sarah A. Hill
Client Alert/Newsletter
"Open for Business: State and Local Government Contracting Risks and Opportunities," Crowell & Moring's Ounce of Prevention Seminar (OOPS) 2019, Washington, DC (May 7, 2019). Moderator: David J. Ginsberg; Speakers: Laura J. Mitchell Baker and Sarah A. Hill.
Speech/Presentation
"What High Court's Expansion Of FCA Time Limits Would Mean," Law360 (April 4, 2019). Authors: Brian Tully McLaughlin, Jason M. Crawford, and Sarah A. Hill.
Publication
"Let's Talk FCA: Supreme Court to Decide Whether Relators Can Invoke Tolling Provision (March 2019)," Podcast: Let's Talk FCA (March 21, 2019). Contacts: Mana Elihu Lombardo, Jason M. Crawford, Sarah A. Hill
Client Alert/Newsletter
"The Top FCA Developments Of 2018," Government Contracts Bullet Points (February 4, 2019). Contacts: Brian Tully McLaughlin, Jason M. Crawford, Sarah A. Hill, Payal Nanavati
Client Alert/Newsletter
"FEATURE COMMENT: The Top FCA Developments Of 2018," The Government Contractor (January 23, 2019). Authors: Brian Tully McLaughlin, Jason M. Crawford, Sarah A. Hill, and Payal Nanavati.
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"The False Claims Act: Legal Developments and Enforcement Trends: A Look Back, a Look Ahead," Crowell & Moring Webinar (December 6, 2018). Presenters: William S.W. Chang, Brian Tully McLaughlin, Charlotte Gillingham, and Sarah Hill.
Speech/Presentation
"The Solicitor General Provides an Unexpected and Quicker Path to Victory for Gilead," White Collar Alert (December 3, 2018). Contacts: Brian Tully McLaughlin, Thomas A. Lorenzen, Sarah A. Hill
Client Alert/Newsletter
"SOL for Whom? Supreme Court Agrees To Review Deepening Disagreement on FCA’s Statute of Limitations Tolling Provision," Government Contracts Bullet Points (November 26, 2018). Contacts: Brian Tully McLaughlin, Sarah A. Hill, Nkechi Kanu
Client Alert/Newsletter
"Ninth Circuit's Rose Decision Could Be A Thorn In The Side Of Relators (At Least For Now)," Government Contracting Law Report (November, 2018). Authors: William S.W. Chang, Brian Tully McLaughlin, Gail D. Zirkelbach, Jason M. Crawford, Mana Elihu Lombardo, and Sarah A. Hill.
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