Sarah E. Morgado is a law clerk in the Miami office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where she is a member of the Class Action and Mass Litigation practice group.

Prior to joining Shutts, Sarah worked as a Research Assistant for Professor Thomas E. Baker at the Florida International University College of Law, where she completed legal research focusing on constitutional law, the First Amendment and related issues. Sarah also served as a Judicial Intern to the Honorable Adalberto Jordan in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and to the Honorable Jose E. Martinez in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida. During her third year of law school, Sarah served as Editor-in-Chief of the FIU Law Review.

Credentials

Education

  • Florida International University, J.D., 2020
    • FIU Law Review
      • Editor-in-Chief (2019-2020)
      • Staff Member (2018-2019)
    • Class of 2020 Salutatorian
    • Dean’s List (all eligible semesters)
    • CALI Awards in (1) Constitutional Law, (2) Contracts, (3) Federal Courts, (4) Securities Law Enforcement, (5) Employment Law, (6) Employment Discrimination, and (7) Civil Rights
    • Trial Advocacy Team (2019-2020)
    • Federal Bar Association – FIU Chapter
      • Vice President (2018-2019)
  • University of South Florida, B.A., Psychology, cum laude, 2017
    • Dean’s List (all eligible semesters)

Professional and Civic

  • Member, Federal Bar Association

News & Insights

News & Speaking Engagements

Publications

  • Author, From “He Said, She Said” to “He Said, She-and-Her-iPhone-Said”: Florida’s All-Party Consent Requirement Needs an Update, 14 FIU L. Rev. (forthcoming 2020)

Accolades

  • FIU Law Faculty Recognition Award, 2020
  • FIU Law Pro Bono Service Medal (for completion of at least 130 hours of pro bono service), 2020
  • FIU Law Trial Team Outstanding Advocate Award, 2020
  • FIU Law Review Best Student Comment Award, 2019
  • Dean’s Merit Scholarship (full tuition academic scholarship to FIU Law)

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