Sarah Lock

Senior Vice President-Policy in Policy Strategy & International Affairs, AARP

Sarah Lenz Lock is AARP’s Senior Vice President-Policy in Policy Strategy & International Affairs (PS&I). She helps develop policy that positions AARP as a thought leader addressing the major issues facing older Americans. Sarah is a member of the American Society on Aging and the National Academy of Social Insurance. She also formerly served as a Commissioner for the American Bar Association’s Commission on Law and Aging.

In 2007, Sarah began serving as Vice President-Policy Integration, responsible for the development and oversight of AARP public policies. Sarah came to AARP in 1997 as AARP Foundation began its Litigation group to conduct impact litigation on behalf of older persons. She has authored numerous amicus briefs on behalf of AARP in the United States Supreme Court and many other federal and state courts on health care issues.

Prior to joining AARP, Sarah served as a Trial Attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice handling complex litigation against federal agencies such as NIH, FDA, the Air Force and Army, and EPA.

She graduated from the University of Maryland School of Law where she served as an Associate Editor of the Law Review.