Sarah Kunstler

Sarah Kunstler

Sarah Kunstler graduated from Columbia Law School in 2004. She was “of counsel” to the Law Office of Elizabeth Fink from her admission to the NYS bar in 2005 to 2013. Along with attorneys Elizabeth M. Fink and Jesse Berman, Ms. Kunstler represented Osama Awadallah, a Palestinian college student studying in the United States, who was arrested as a material witness in the days following the September 11, 2001 attacks and prosecuted for alleged perjury before the grand jury investigating the terrorist attacks. Mr. Awadallah was acquitted in November 2006. Ms. Kunstler also assisted with the post-conviction representation of Lynne Stewart, an attorney convicted of providing material support for terrorism in connection with her representation of Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman. From 2004-2010, she was a member of the Executive Committee of the New York City chapter of the National Lawyers Guild. Ms. Kunstler is a member of the Southern District of New York CJA panel. In addition to her legal work, Ms. Kunstler is a documentary filmmaker. Her films focus on exposing injustices in the criminal justice system. For more information visit the website of Off Center Media.