Sehar Sabir is an associate in Crowell & Moring’s New York office. Her practice focuses on counseling and representing clients engaged in complex insurance/reinsurance and commercial disputes, including class actions and multidistrict litigation (MDL) proceedings. Sehar has represented insurers, pharmaceutical companies, and rail transportation companies in state and federal litigation and arbitration.
Sehar has an active pro bono practice. She has counseled and represented two children from Honduras petitioning for Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJ) status in the United States. Sehar drafted and filed immigration forms and orders to show cause with the Bronx County Family Court, requesting waiver of service on an abusive and neglectful father as well as emergency hearings in light of unexpected ICE policies. She successfully secured SIJ status for both children after a proceeding before a family court judge.
Sehar received her J.D. from Georgetown University in 2015. While in law school, Sehar was a student representative with the Center for Applied Legal Studies (Georgetown Law’s asylum clinic). In this role, Sehar investigated, briefed, and argued a political asylum case on behalf of a Russian torture survivor and her husband and successfully secured a grant of asylum for both from an immigration judge in Washington, D.C. Sehar was also a member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) team. She competed in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Hong Kong and the International Law School Mediation Championship in London. Sehar graduated cum laude from the University of Maryland at College Park in 2012 with a double degree in Arabic and government and politics and a minor in international development and conflict management.
Admitted to practice: New York
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