Austin Webbert is an Associate at Sanford Heisler Sharp.
At Sanford Heisler Sharp, Austin’s practice has focused on wage and hour, whistleblower/qui tam, public interest litigation, and employment discrimination matters, representing both individuals, groups, and classes. Working with a team of Sanford Heisler Sharp attorneys, Austin has represented clients including:
Austin received his law degree from the University of Michigan Law School. He received his bachelor’s degree cum laude and with Honors from the University of Miami. While at the University of Michigan Law School, Austin was awarded an Equal Justice America Fellowship, served as an Executive Editor and published a comment with the Michigan Journal of Race and Law, and worked as a student attorney for the law school’s Civil-Criminal Litigation Clinic, Unemployment Insurance Clinic, and Environmental Law Clinic. While at the University of Miami, Austin was chosen for the Robert F. Levine Award for Excellence in Latin American Studies. He was also the co-founder of a student organization to advance educational opportunity in Haiti.
A member of the Maryland, District of Columbia, and Maine bars, Austin has co-authored an article that appeared in the Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law and Policy. Austin is also a member of the National Employment Lawyer’s Association.
Before joining Sanford Heisler Sharp, Austin was an Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Legal Fellow at Land of Lincoln Legal Aid, where he gained significant experience in housing and consumer law.
When Austin is not lawyering, he enjoys hiking, especially in his home state of Maine, and traveling throughout Latin America, while often failing spectacularly at Salsa dancing.