Sarah Alderfer

Sarah Alderfer focuses her practice on real estate development, particularly on zoning and land use matters, code enforcement actions brought by the City of Philadelphia, and other real estate matters. 

Sarah represents clients with various zoning issues and assists clients with the regulation and inspection process imposed by the City of Philadelphia’s Department of Licenses and Inspections.  She has experience representing clients before various administrative boards, including the Zoning Board of Adjustment, the Board of Building Standards, and the Board of License and Inspection Review.  She has also represented clients in various real estate litigation matters in the Court of Common Pleas. She also assists clients who are seeking to reduce their real estate tax burden in assessment appeals in front of the Board of Revision of Taxes and the Tax Review Board. 


Bar Admissions

Sarah is licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  She is also admitted in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. 



Sarah graduated from the James E. Beasley School of Law at Temple University with a Juris Doctor and a Master of Laws in Taxation.  She has a Bachelor of Arts from Johns Hopkins University.