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  • Education
    • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 2017, Pro Bono Pledge Honoree; Co-Founder and Co-Editor-in-Chief of Georgetown Law Technology Review; Member of Georgetown Journal of Gender and the Law
    • B.S.F.S., cum laude, Georgetown University, 2014, International Politics

Sara Ainsworth advises clients in the private equity, mergers and acquisitions, and securities spaces. Sara supports clients in a variety of industries, including the financial technology and mobility industries. She helps deliver a range of legal services during the life cycle of the client’s business—from selecting the appropriate choice of entity through to exit strategy, including: 

  • Planning and executing capital-raising transactions
  • Drafting and negotiating key commercial agreements
  • Money service business and banking applications and registrations
  • Mergers and acquisitions and other strategic transactions
  • Fund formation
Sara devotes a significant amount of time to the fund formation practice, where she is dedicated to providing clients with creative, robust, and collaborative solutions. Sara has experience helping private equity, small business investment companies (SBICs), venture capital, and opportunity zone fund sponsors navigate an array of formation, fundraising, operation, and regulatory matters. She also counsels individuals and institutional investors on fund agreement reviews, side letter negotiations, and limited partner transfers.
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