Sara H. Deriu

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Sara is a magna cum laude graduate of Gettysburg College, where she majored in English, and a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Law. During law school, she clerked for H. Barritt Peterson, Jr. and Associates, and became a full-time associate after graduation.

Sara has tried cases in District and Circuit Courts throughout Maryland, and has written briefs and argued before the Court of Special Appeals and Court of Appeals of Maryland. Sara concentrates her practice on insurance defense, along with general tort matters. Sara serves on the Peer Review Committee for the Attorney Grievance Commission of Maryland. She is also a volunteer lawyer for the University of Maryland School of Law’s “Just Advice” legal clinic.

Practice Areas


  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Baltimore County Bar Association

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland


  • J.D., University of Maryland School of Law
  • B.A., Gettysburg College

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