Sarah L. McGarrell


Sarah McGarrell is an associate in the firm’s Business Practice Group, working with emerging, growth, and closely held companies.

Sarah’s practice focuses on advising startup founders on pre-market corporate governance issues and early stage financing from term sheet through closing. Sarah’s clients include companies across a spectrum of industries, from consumer retail to manufacturing to technology. In addition, Sarah has represented investors through all stages of their investment cycle and advised portfolio companies as in- house counsel at a private equity firm.  As a former entrepreneur herself, Sarah brings a unique perspective and understands the challenges facing founders and young companies.

Prior to joining Pierce Atwood, Sarah was an associate with Gennari Aronson, LLP.



Boston College Law School, J.D., (2010)

Boston College, M.A., English/Irish Literature and Culture, (2006)

Boston College, B.A., History and Film Studies, (2004)

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