Sarah Beth Jansen – Sr. Dir., Government Affairs & Policy Counsel, Information Technology Industry Council
Sarah Beth Jansen is Senior Director, Government Affairs & Policy Counsel at the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI). Prior to joining ITI, Sarah Beth spent almost 7 years in the Senate, most recently as counsel to Ranking Member Tom Coburn, M.D. on the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (HSGAC) where she handled immigration, nominations, data security, and Judiciary Committee issues.
Sarah Beth began her legal career in 2008 as counsel to Senator Coburn on the Senate Judiciary Committee. There she focused on intellectual property, working on both the PRO-IP Act and the America Invents Act, antitrust, bankruptcy, drug policy and Department of Justice oversight. During law school, Sarah Beth spent the summers of 2005 and 2006 as a legal intern on the House Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property, the House Financial Services Committee, and with Senator Jeff Sessions on the Senate Judiciary Committee. Before entering public service, Sarah Beth worked for three years in the financial services industry in Birmingham.
Sarah Beth earned her J.D. from The University of Alabama and her finance degree from Auburn University. She is a member of the Tennessee and Alabama Bars. Sarah Beth is originally from Memphis.