Sarah A. Doucett

Sarah A. Doucett

Boston, MAPhone: 617.423.6674Email:  
Sarah A. Doucett

Sarah A. Doucett


Boston, MA617.423.6674 |
Sarah Doucett’s practice focuses on the defense of medical providers in medical malpractice and professional liability matters, and also includes general civil litigation defense.

Associations & Memberships

  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Women's Bar Association

Awards & Recognition

  • in 2020, Sarah was recognized as a "Rising Star," based on a vote of licensed attorneys in the state and a review by an independent blue ribbon panel, as published in Boston Magazine and New England Super Lawyers

Prior to joining Adler Cohen, Sarah gained experience in international tax law. While in law school, Sarah worked at a civil litigation firm focusing on medical malpractice. She was a note editor of Suffolk University’s Transnational Law Review, and her note entitled “Fat Taxing” Our Way to a Healthier World, Volume 38, No. 2, was published in Summer 2015.  In addition, she served as her section’s Representative on the Student Bar Association and was a member of Phi Delta Phi, an international legal honor society.

Recent successful results Sarah has contributed to obtaining on behalf of her clients include the following:

Served as second chair to George Wakeman during a 3 1/2 week jury trial in Suffolk Superior Court, resulting in a defense verdict on behalf of two orthopedic surgery residents.  The Plaintiff alleged that the defendant resident physicians, the attending physician, and three orthopedic nurses failed to diagnose and treat hyponatremia. The Plaintiff alleged that as a result, he suffered severe and permanent neurologic deficits.  After deliberations, the jury returned verdicts in favor of all Defendants.

  • Suffolk University

    J.D., 2015
    cum laude
    Honors: Dean’s List (2012-2013, 2014-2015)
    Distinguished Oral Advocate, Legal Practice Skills (2013)
    Phi Delta Phi International Honor Society
    Transnational Law Review: Note Editor
    Jurisprudence Award: Commercial Law Sales (2015)

  • Union College

    B.A., 2010
    Honors in Political Science
    Dean’s List (2008-2010)
    Pi Sigma Alpha Journal of Undergraduate Politics (2009-2010)

Bar Admission
  • Massachusetts, 2015
  • United States District Court District of Massachusetts, 2017