Sarah L. Burnham

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Covington & Burling LLP
1201 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20004-2401
Tel: 202.662.5583
Fax: 202.778.5583




  • University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 2010
    • with honors
    • Texas Review of Law & Politics, Chief Manuscripts Editor
  • Dartmouth College, A.B., 2007

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia

Sarah Burnham is a tax associate in the firm’s Washington, DC office.  Her practice focuses on tax aspects of corporate transactions.  Ms. Burnham also advises on a variety of tax planning issues in the domestic and international contexts.

Representative Matters

  • Advised corporations on tax transactional matters relating to, among other things, mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions.
  • Advised a multinational corporation on the tax aspects related to its acquisition of a foreign telecommunications company.
  • Advised a multinational manufacturing company on tax aspects of foreign internal restructurings.
  • Advised multinational corporation on the application of Subpart F to income from offshore renewable energy activities.

Pro Bono

  • Served as a guardian ad litem in a child custody proceeding before the D.C. Superior Court.
  • Assisting non-profit organizations in obtaining tax-exempt status.

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