Sarah K. Peterson ’05

Partner, Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy LLP


  • Augsburg College, B.A.
  • Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, M.P.P.
  • University of Minnesota Law School, J.D.

Sarah K. Peterson is a Partner in Fragomen’s Minneapolis office, where she focuses on employment-based immigration, helping employees and employers in the medical, high technology, engineering and higher education industries. She is a relationship-builder whose extensive experience, knowledge of immigration law and immersion in her clients’ industries have helped transition foreign-born doctors, researchers, engineers, information technology specialists and managers to some of the top universities, medical centers and research facilities in the United States. She helps companies retain the most competitive candidates from around the world and places highly trained physicians in both rural and urban underserved areas around the country.

Sarah has joint degrees in law and public policy. She is especially adept at providing clients with an understanding of the intersection of immigration, politics, and policy, and providing thoughtful, strategic advice regarding the impact of immigration laws and regulations on their business. Sarah is committed to using her extensive policy experience to educate and empower her clients through the immigration process while meeting their needs and objectives in an effective and efficient manner.

Employment and Family-Based Immigration Law