Sarah Gervase

Sarah Gervase

Sarah Gervase has been Assistant General Counsel at the National Rifle Association since 2006. Gervase advises the NRA and NRA Foundation in a variety of fields, including security, law enforcement issues, trusts and estates, and contracts. Gervase also drafted the women‘s amicus briefs on behalf of women state legislators in the D.C. v. Heller and McDonald v. Chicago U.S. Supreme Court cases.  Justice Alito cited and quoted her brief in the McDonald plurality opinion. She also drafted an amicus brief on behalf of Italian-American jurists and attorneys in the NYSRPA v. Bruen case now before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Sarah also teaches self-defense at NRA training courses and writes articles for the NRA Law Enforcement Division’s quarterly newsletter. She was one of two 2012 recipients of the NRA Executive Vice President’s Excellence Award and was a 2019 Outstanding Achievement Award winner.

Sarah is a graduate of Harvard, where she was a Harvard College Scholar, and Notre Dame Law School. She is also a Certified Information Privacy Professional CIPP-US, CIPT, and CIPM. Sarah is the proud sister of Ron Gervase of Gervase Gunsmithing in Arlington, Texas and a Chief of Police in North Carolina. She enjoys reading, shooting, classical architecture, and American history. She is a Benefactor Life Member of the NRA, and a Member of the National Trust for Historic Preservation and the National Civic Art Society.

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