Sarah James


Sarah James is an associate attorney at Carr Maloney P.C. She focuses her practice on complex commercial and civil litigation, including labor and employment law, real estate, and general liability.

Prior to joining Carr Maloney, Sarah was a judicial law clerk for the Rhode Island Trial Court and for the Honorable Howard P. Speicher, Associate Justice in the Massachusetts Land Court, where she conducted research and drafted written decisions on administrative appeals and civil bench trials.  She was a volunteer attorney for the ACLU of Rhode Island where she represented clients on matters involving civil rights violations.  Most recently, she was an associate attorney at a boutique law firm in D.C. representing clients in complex civil litigation matters in D.C. and Maryland Courts.

Sarah is a graduate of Suffolk University Law School.  She was the Note Editor for the Journal of Health & Biomedical Law.  Sarah’s note on neurodegenerative diseases resulting from traumatic brain injuries sustained while playing professional sports and its correlation with class action suits was published in 2016.

During law school, Sarah was a paralegal at a complex civil litigation firm focusing on real estate and land use litigation, corporate business litigation, and contract disputes.

Sarah graduated from Endicott College, with an undergraduate degree in Communication and was a member of the Communications National Honor Society.


Suffolk University Law School

Endicott College

  • “Ringing the Bell For the Last Time: How the NFL’s Settlement Agreement Overwhelmingly Disfavors NFL Players Living with Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE)”, 11 J. Health & Biomedical L. 391, 2016

District of Columbia
Rhode Island

U.S. District Courts


  • Rhode Island Bar Association
  • D.C. Volunteer Lawyers Project