Sarah F. Alderin


Sarah F. Alderin is an associate in the firm’s transactional department where she works in corporate, business law, and securities, nonprofit organizations, and real estate and real estate development.

Sarah graduated magna cum laude from the University of Hawaii William S. Richardson School of Law (“Richardson”). While at Richardson, she received awards for achieving the highest grades in Contracts I and Criminal Law. She served as a Comments and Technical Editor for the University of Hawaii Law Review, Research Assistant to Professor Andrea Freeman, Senior Teaching Assistant for Richardson’s legal writing program, and Real Property I tutor for Richardson’s Ulu Lehua Scholars Program. As a member of Richardson’s inaugural Transactional Law Meet team, she won the award for Best Draft (Buyer) at the Colorado Regional Transactional Law Meet Competition.

Sarah was born and raised in Honolulu where she attended Punahou School. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Willamette University in Women’s & Gender Studies and Film Studies. While at Willamette, she received the Kenneth Nolley Award for Film Studies for her Film Studies thesis and presented her Women’s & Gender Studies thesis at the Lewis & Clark College Gender Studies Symposium.

Sarah was a summer associate in 2018 before joining the firm as an associate in 2019.

Bar Admissions
  • U.S. District Court, District of Hawaii, 2019
  • Hawaii, 2019
  • J.D. (2019) University of Hawaii William S. Richardson School of Law, magna cum laude, Law Review – Comments and Technical Editor
  • B.A. (2016) Willamette University, Kenneth Nolley Award for Film Studies
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