Sarah Marie Leon is an associate with Tripp Scott and focuses her practice in the areas of general commercial litigation and employment law.
Sarah first joined the firm as a summer associate, returning as a litigation associate after receiving her law degree, magna cum laude, from the Florida State University College of Law. While in law school, Sarah served as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Transnational Law and Policy, research assistant for FSU Law’s Research Center, and teaching assistant for her professor’s legal research and writing class. Sarah was a member of FSU Law’s Trial Advocacy Team, where she competed in multiple trial advocacy competitions both regionally and nationally. She also participated in a summer semester of legal studies at the University of Oxford in England after her first year of law school.
During her last year of law school, Sarah worked as a certified legal intern for the Public Defender’s Office for the Second Judicial Circuit. While there, Sarah handled her own caseload, arguing multiple motions to suppress, and winning her first trial on a judgment of acquittal.
Before attending law school, Sarah earned her undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from the Florida State University where she double majored in political science and criminology.
Double majored (magna cum laude) in political science and criminology