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Sarah B. Vander Woude



Sarah Vander Woude is an associate in Connell Foley's Commercial Litigation and White Collar Criminal Defense Groups. She has substantial experience in all aspects of state criminal prosecution, including court motions and briefs, grand jury presentations, and bench and jury trials. Prior to joining the firm, Sarah was an assistant prosecutor/special deputy attorney general in the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office.

Sarah served as a law clerk to Judge Alfonse Cifelli in the Superior Court of New Jersey and previously held internships with the New York City Law Department, New Jersey Office of the Attorney General, Saint Michael’s Medical Center and Fox News Channel/Senior Legal Analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano.


  • Honorable Alfonse Cifelli, Superior Court of New Jersey 


Seton Hall University School of Law (J.D., 2012)

Georgetown University (B.A., magna cum laude, 2006)

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