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Sahrula Kubie’s practice involves defending clients in government investigations and enforcement actions, complex commercial litigation, and cross-border disputes. She routinely advises clients on issues concerning fraud investigation and litigation, including under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and the False Claims Act (FCA).

Sahrula earned her J.D. from Yale Law School. While in law school, Sahrula interned in the Civil Division of the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York (SDNY). Sahrula also worked in Germany as a Fulbright English Teacher and as an aide to a member of the German Bundestag. She earned her bachelor's degree from Columbia University, where she majored in comparative literature. She speaks German, French, and Russian.


  • Sotheby’s in a major victory after a three-week jury trial in the SDNY. Defeated all claims that client had colluded with art dealer Yves Bouvier to sell works of art to a Russian oligarch at highly inflated prices. The alleged fraud had been considered one of the largest art frauds in history, valued at up to $1 billion. Accent Delight v. Sotheby’s, 18 Civ. 9011 (JMF).
  • Major international energy company in nationwide litigation regarding climate change.
  • CUNY Hunter College in a FCA investigation by the SDNY of potential fraud involving millions of dollars in federal grants from the National Institutes of Health. 
  • Leading restaurant franchisor in advising on a New York Attorney General inquiry on the possible credential stuffing cyberattacks on their customer loyalty accounts.


Court Says No Dice to Medtronic’s Motion for Summary Judgment
Qui Notes: Unlocking the False Claims Act
Arnold & Porter Notches Win for Sotheby’s
Enforcement Edge: Shining Light on Government Enforcement
Arnold & Porter Secures Victory for Sotheby’s in Art Fraud Suit
Agent Zero: Second Circuit (Again) Limits Criminal Liability in Long-Running Hoskins Case
Enforcement Edge: Shining Light on Government Enforcement
The Garland DOJ's Consent Decrees: Return to the Traditional Process
Enforcement Edge: Shining Light on Government Enforcement



  • J.D., Yale Law School, 2020
  • B.A., Comparative Literature & Society, Columbia University, 2014, magna cum laude


  • New York