Senior Policy Attorney
Sarah Manimalethu, Senior Policy Attorney, leads the Alliance’s local government advocacy efforts promoting and protecting the rights of youth in foster care. She is responsible for developing and implementing strategic advocacy plans at the local level, primarily focused on the issues of housing, homelessness and rights of youth in Extended Foster Care.
Sarah earned her LLM in Intellectual Property from Santa Clara University School of Law, a JD from the University of Miami School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts from Tufts University. She has been recognized as a Silicon Valley Law Fellow, and with the CALI Award, Witkin Award for Academic Excellence, and High Tech Excellence Award. Sarah is licensed to practice law in California and Florida. Prior to joining the Alliance, she worked as an associate at a Miami law firm heading the probate and guardianship division.