Overview

Sara M. Klock is a Washington, D.C., attorney and a member of Holland & Knight's Public Policy & Regulation Group. Ms. Klock focuses her practice on food, drug and device, life sciences, and political law.

Ms. Klock advises life sciences clients on regulatory matters before federal and state agencies and law enforcement authorities, including the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Ms. Klock advises clients on the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FDCA) and the Controlled Substances Act (CSA). She routinely performs due diligence and evaluates risks in commercial transactions. She also drafts legislation and legal analyses in support of client legislative and regulatory advocacy efforts.

In addition, Ms. Klock counsels political law clients on lobbying, campaign finance compliance and government ethics restrictions related to the Lobbying Disclosure Act (LDA), the Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA), House and Senate gift and travel rules, and related state and local laws.

Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Ms. Klock served as clerk to the Honorable Mark M. Dowd, Administrative Law Judge for the DEA, a position she was awarded through the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Attorney General's Honors Program.

During law school, Ms. Klock served both as the Senior Writing Editor and as an Articles & Comments Editor for the University of Miami Law Review. She also was a Research Assistant for and participant in the LawWithoutWalls program, a cross-disciplinary, cross-cultural, part-virtual experiential learning program where participants are tasked with creating a Project of Worth. Ms. Klock's project focused on creating a supply chain management tool, designed to create more uniform ethics and compliance standards for small- and medium-sized suppliers.

Credentials

Education
  • University of Miami School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude
  • Siena College, B.A., magna cum laude
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • District of Columbia
Honors & Awards
  • Daniel B. Gaubatz Memorial Award, University of Miami Law Review, 2017

Publications

Speaking Engagements