Sabria A. McElroy
Areas of Practice
Yale Law School, J.D., 2010; C. LaRue Munson Prize for excellence in work on cases in the Law School Clinical Program; Yale Morris Tyler Moot Court Competition, Finalist (Fall 2008)
University of Pennsylvania, M.S.Ed., 2007
Washington University in St. Louis, B.A., English and Psychology, 2005; Mellon Mays Undergraduate Research Fellow
Florida, New York, and the District of Columbia
Sabria McElroy’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation.
Ms. McElroy has experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of areas, including antitrust, class actions, legal malpractice, securities litigation, and international arbitration.
Ms. McElroy’s representative matters include:
- Participating in the successful defense of a large public company in a class action seeking tens of millions in damages, in which the court denied the plaintiff’s motion for class certification.
- Working as part of the team that defended a major credit card network in a seven-week bench trial in the summer of 2014 against antitrust challenges by the Department of Justice to provisions of its merchant contracts.
- Defending a major international law firm in a suit alleging legal malpractice and breach of fiduciary duty that resulted in a favorable settlement.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. McElroy was an associate in the D.C. office of Covington & Burling LLP, where her practice focused primarily on international arbitration and insurance coverage. Before attending law school, Ms. McElroy taught seventh grade English and Social Studies at a public school in north Philadelphia.
Selected Professional Awards and Associations
American Bar Association
New York Bar Association
Co-Author, International Law at Home: Enforcing Treaties in US Courts, 37 Yale J. Int'l L. 51 (2012).