Sarah Pitlyk

Hon. Sarah Pitlyk

Judge, United States District Court, Eastern District of Missouri

Judge Pitlyk received her law degree from Yale Law School, after earning her undergraduate degree from Boston College and master’s degrees from Georgetown University and the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium, where she studied as a Fulbright Scholar.  Immediately before taking the bench, Judge Pitlyk served as Special Counsel for the Thomas More Society, a national public interest law firm.  Before TMS, she spent several years at a small civil litigation boutique in St. Louis, MO, after starting her career at Covington & Burling in Washington, DC.  From 2010 to 2011, she clerked for the Honorable Brett M. Kavanaugh, then a Circuit Judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.  Judge Pitlyk was sworn in as a District Judge for the Eastern District of Missouri on December 6, 2019.



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