Biography: Sacha Pfeiffer


In 2001, Sacha Pfeiffer was a member of the Boston Globe 's Spotlight investigative team. She came to the Globe in 1995. Prior to joining the Spotlight Team in November 2000, she covered the state court system, legal affairs, and criminal and civil litigation, based in the Globe 's Suffolk County Courthouse bureau in downtown Boston. In that beat, she covered several prominent court cases, including the medical malpractice lawsuit filed after the death of Boston Celtics basketball star Reggie Lewis.

Before coming to the Globe , Pfeiffer was a reporter for the Dedham Times , where she covered local town government and general suburban issues. Born in Columbus, Ohio, she graduated cum laude from Boston University in 1994 with a bachelor's degree in English and history.

Listen to Pfeiffer describe joining the Spotlight Team.