Skip to content

Sarah Inderbitzin, Acting Chief Counsel

Sarah Inderbitzin, Acting Chief Counsel

Ms. Inderbitzin is responsible for overseeing FRA’s legal office and provides advice and counsel to FRA’s offices, including the Office of Safety and Office of Railroad Policy and Development.  In this role, Ms. Inderbitzin provides oversight of safety law matters such as determinations of FRA jurisdiction over railroads, rulemakings, and civil penalties and general law matters such as ethics, human resources, Buy America, and grants.

Prior to joining FRA in 2014, Ms. Inderbitzin held senior positions with the Department of the Interior.  Most recently, she led the Denver, Colorado, enforcement and appeals office for the Office of Natural Resources Revenue.  In that capacity, Ms. Inderbitzin was responsible for issuing civil penalties, settling royalty disputes, and deciding administrative appeals that established policy and legal interpretations of regulations and mineral leasing law.  Previously, she was the senior attorney-advisor for Federal and Indian royalties.

Ms. Inderbitzin received her LL.M. in environmental law from the George Washington University, juris doctor with honors from Georgia State University, and Bachelor of Science from the University of Maryland.

Updated: November 1, 2016

  • Contact us
  • Federal Railroad Administration
    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC 20590
  • Regional Offices