Law Clerk, The Campbell Law Firm
Sarah Ratsimbazafy is a third-year J.D. Candidate at Northeastern University School of Law (NUSL). She hopes to use her legal education to support efforts in the nonprofit and philanthropic sectors. Sarah also plans to use her legal experience to further advocate for equity and inclusion in professional spaces. Sarah attended Bates College and received her B.A. in Politics and minors in Music and French.
As a second-year law student, Sarah served as Vice Chair of Northeastern’s Black Law Students Association (BLSA). Additionally, Sarah was a student clinician with Northeastern’s Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Clinic (CRRJ). At CRRJ, Sarah researched cold cases and the political context of racially motivated homicides in the United States between the 1930s to 1970s.
While at NUSL, Sarah held several legal internships. During her first year at NUSL, Sarah served as a legal intern with the MA Attorney General’s Office Nonprofit Organizations and Public Charities Division. At the Charities Division, Sarah assisted on memoranda regarding charitable regulation as well as compliance of state charitable solicitation. During her second year, Sarah was a legal intern with Dana Farber Cancer Institute Office of General Counsel. Sarah’s professional legal experiences allowed her to engage in diverse practice areas such as employment law, intellectual property, and nonprofit law.
Sarah grew up in Elizabeth, New Jersey, with family roots in Madagascar. When she’s not working, you can find Sarah hiking in her home state of New Jersey, watching food and travel shows, and trying new restaurants around New York City.