Our Exceptional New Talent

Our commitment to securing justice and providing the best representation possible is reflected in a commitment to diversity within our own firm. A passion for social justice unites our team: We all work to use the power of law to help create and enforce a more just society.

Sanford Heisler Sharp Welcomes Our Newest Employees

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Paul Blankenstein

Partner, DC Office

“After spending three decades in private practice on the defense side, I am looking forward to being on the other side of the ‘v.’, and have much to contribute to plaintiffs’ pursuit of justice."

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Johan Conrod

Of Counsel, Nashville Office

"During my first 17 years of practice handling commercial litigation at a large Virginia firm, I admired the work of firms that dedicated their practice to standing up for those who need help the most. I’m honored to finally be able to join that effort, and to do so with a firm like SHS that is setting a national example."

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Emily Linehan

Associate, Nashville Office

“I chose to work for Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP because I am committed to pursuing social justice, and I wanted to be part of a team that is both rich in talent and deep in principle.”

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Ryan Cooper

Associate, DC Office

"Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP fosters a wonderful sense of community and purpose among its employees. I couldn’t think of a more supportive place to advance my legal career.”

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Carolin Guentert

Associate, NY Office

"I joined Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP for the same reasons I became a lawyer: to protect civil rights and advocate for social justice. I am extremely proud to continue this work as part of such a talented, dedicated team."

Meet Carolin
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Conor Ahern

Associate, DC Office

“Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP does some of the most innovative, effective, and zealous legal work in the employment law context. I joined the firm to continue to fight for the rights of workers and to hold employers accountable for their abuses.”

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Rob Van Someren Greve

Associate, DC Office

"Between the fantastic team and the incredible opportunities for gaining experience Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP provides to new attorneys, I cannot think of a better place to work as a socially conscious lawyer.”

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Jonathan Tepe

Associate, Nashville Office

“I chose to work for Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP so that I could help effect positive change by litigating public interest and social justice cases while working alongside all of the incredibly smart and passionate attorneys at the Firm.”

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Shaun Rosenthal

Associate, DC Office

“I always intended to work for a firm that amplifies voices of the oppressed and attempts to make the world a better place. Working on matters ranging from employment discrimination to whistleblower actions, I feel like I am making a difference every day.”

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Austin Webbert

Associate, Baltimore Office

“I became a lawyer to fight for basic human rights and to hold the powerful to account. I joined Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP because no law firm is as dedicated and fearless in serving these ends for its clients.”

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Clare J. Horan

Associate, Baltimore Office

"I chose to work for Sanford Heisler Sharp because I am passionate about using my legal background to advance employee rights and to litigate important social justice issues. I am excited to work with the extremely dedicated and innovative attorneys at Sanford Heisler Sharp to further these goals."

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Kate MacMullin

Associate, New York Office

"I chose to join Sanford Heisler Sharp because of their proven effectiveness in challenging corporate power and advocating on behalf of working people. I am thrilled to be joining a team that is immensely talented and deeply committed to pursuing social justice."

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Alok Nadig

Associate, NY Office

“Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP dedicates tremendous resources to fulfilling its mission of leveling the playing field between workers and their employers. I chose the firm because I wanted to join a team of brilliant and zealous advocates who are committed to using their talents for the greater good.”

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Whittney Barth

Litigation Fellow, Baltimore Office

“I’m thrilled to be part of a distinguished team of legal professionals dedicated to fighting for civil rights and for the common good. As I begin my legal career, I’m grateful for the unique opportunity to meaningfully participate in all aspects of litigation.”

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Anneke Dunbar-Gronke

Litigation Fellow, DC and MD Offices

“I came to Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP because I wanted to work with people who shared my belief that the highest uses of the law are for positive social change and combatting injustice. I am confident that the rigor and commitment of the compassionate team here will offer an incomparable foundation for me as a new attorney committed to social justice.”

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Lucy Zhou

Litigation Fellow, Baltimore Office

"I chose to join Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP because I am dedicated to using my law degree to promote racial and economic justice. I am honored to join a talented team committed to the same causes."

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Hannah Matsunaga

Hannah Matsunaga

Litigation Fellow, SF Office

"I went to law school to make a difference in people’s lives, and I am excited to begin my career at a law firm that does just that."

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Veronica Saltzman

Litigation Fellow, DC Office

“I chose Sanford Heisler Sharp because I wanted real responsibility as a young lawyer. Sanford promises fantastic public interest litigation experience right out of law school.”

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Isabel Finley

Litigation Fellow, SF Office

“I know firsthand how important it is to have effective plaintiffs’ side attorneys committed to providing victims with validation and compensation for the harm they’ve suffered. By taking on institutions like BigLaw and fraternities, Sanford Heisler has proven a unique commitment to this justice, no matter how powerful the adversary."

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