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Sarah Sapirstein

Senior Associate 

Ms.  Sapirstein serves as an Associate of ENS.  In this role, she monitors the introduction of legislation addressing water quality, infrastructure assistance, environment and public health, land use, and resiliency policies and programs.  She tracks the progress of legislation of note to clients, attending congressional hearings and mark-ups and drafting summaries of such meetings.  

In carrying out these duties, she maintains a database of legislative initiatives that are relied upon to provide clients with timely updates on policy initiatives of priority interest to ensure that the client has the best available information available on the legislation’s status and potential impacts to a client’s mission.  She also monitors the status of federal agency programs and announcements related to competitive grants solicitations and regulatory rulemakings.  In this latter role, she attends agency meetings of stakeholders to receive updates on federal agency initiatives and stakeholder positions. 

 

Prior to assuming these responsibilities, she served as a congressional intern for several Members of Congress, including Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Ranking Member Grace Napolitano.  In the Senate, she served on the Senate Committee on Judiciary providing research into committee issues and supporting committee staff in the development and execution of committee hearings.  In 2016, she received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from the University of Vermont’s Honors College.