Sasha Lohn is the General Counsel and Executive Director to the Sun Coast Police Benevolent Association where she manages all legal matters and administration for a union of over one thousand law enforcement members policing a combined total of approximately 1.3 million people. Sasha previously served as the General Counsel to the St. Petersburg Police Department where she managed legal affairs for Chief of Police Anthony Holloway and a police department of 575 sworn personnel policing a city of approximately 260,000 people. Sasha served on the Chief’s five member executive command staff and managed the Department’s team of attorneys and legal investigators.
In 2018, Sasha was recognized by the Tampa Bay Business Journal as the top government attorney in Tampa Bay. In 2019, she was accepted to the Harvard Kennedy School’s program for Senior Executives in State and Local Government. Sasha has served as a volunteer teacher at Academy Prep for over a decade. She regularly speaks to groups of judges, lawyers, and law enforcement leaders through World Partnerships; the Tampa Bay regional partner to the United States Department of State International Visitor Leadership Program. Sasha has also served on the Florida Bar’s Diversity Committee and the Bar’s Special Committee on “Law School and the Pipeline” which encourages students from diverse backgrounds to go to law school, and as a Board Member for the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay.
Sasha is a former prosecutor and federal law clerk. She earned her bachelor’s degree, Phi Beta Kappa and with highest honors, from Florida State University. Sasha earned her law degree, with honors, from the University of Florida Levin College of Law where she was a member and editor of the Florida Law Review. Sasha was born and raised in Tampa, Florida, where she grew up in her family’s restaurant.