Sarah Quiter is a full-service environmental attorney whose knowledge spans the fields of water, solid and hazardous waste, land use, and renewable energy. Her valuable insights and extensive connections are the product of more than ten years of environmental experience representing both the regulator and the regulated community.
Sarah is uniquely positioned to offer personalized advice to a diverse group of clients. She previously served as an attorney for the California State Water Resources Control Board and the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board, where she worked on permitting, enforcement, statewide policies, and rulemaking.
In private practice, she also counseled municipalities and other local agencies on a range of environmental issues from both the enforcement and defense perspectives. Sarah draws on her experience to leverage an insider’s advantage when engaging with governmental agencies.
At Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, Sarah guides her clients through a broad suite of regulatory and civil environmental matters both commonplace and complex.
Her practice encompasses site cleanup and cost recovery, risk assessment and indemnification, permitting, compliance counseling, enforcement and citizen suit defense, rulemaking challenges, land use transactions, and audits.
Sarah graduated cum laude with an environmental law certificate from Pace University School of Law, where she was the Research and Writing Editor of the Pace Environmental Law Review, and Chairperson of the 2006 National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition.
She later served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Malachy E. Mannion in the US District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.
- JD, Pace University School of Law, (renamed Elisabeth Haub School of Law), cum laude, 2007
- BA, Middlebury College, High Honors, Environmental Studies, 2002
- The State Bar of California, Environmental Law Section
- Association of Women in Water, Energy, and Environment
- The Bar Association of San Francisco, Environmental Law Section
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