Saraa Basaria

Biography

Saraa Basaria concentrates her civil litigation practice on commercial disputes, employment law, and personal injury matters.  Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Basaria was a civil litigation attorney at a national law firm where she represented clients in a variety of matters, including commercial litigation, construction litigation, professional liability, land use/zoning litigation, and employment disputes and counseling.  She is also a former public defender, having tried jury and bench trials, and argued substantive motions in court.

Ms. Basaria is immediate past president of the South Asian Bar Association of Greater Boston, and was a member of the Board of Directors of the South Asian Bar Association of North America (2016-2017).  She currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the South Asian Bar Association of North America Foundation.  She is a 2017 graduate of the Massachusetts Bar Association's Leadership Academy, and serves as a member of the MBA's Young Lawyers Division's Board of Directors, and as a member of the MBA's Diversity Task Force.

Ms. Basaria currently serves on Todd & Weld's Diversity Committee.  She is conversational in Urdu, Hindi and Spanish.

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  • Background
    • Gordon & Rees Scully Mansukhani LLP, Associate, 2016-2017
    • Committee for Public Counsel Services, Staff Attorney, 2012-2016
  • Professional Activities
    • South Asian Bar Association of North America Foundation, Member, Board of Trustees (2018-2019)
    • Immediate Past President, South Asian Bar Association of Greater Boston, 2018
    • Member of Board of Directors (2016-2017), South Asian Bar Association of North America
    • Massachusetts Bar Association, Member, Board of Directors of Young Lawyers Division, 2018-2019
    • Fellow, Massachusetts Bar Association Leadership Academy, 2016-2017
    • Massachusetts Bar Association, Member, Diversity Task Force, 2018-2019
    • Boston Bar Association
    • Women's Bar Association
    • New England Muslim Bar Association
  • Publications / Lectures
    • Co-Leader, Plenary Session, Representing Clients Workshop on overcoming unconscious biases and better serving clients, Massachusetts Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Symposium, December 2018
    • Panelist, Preventing and Dealing with Harassment and Bullying as a Young Lawyer, Massachusetts Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Symposium, December 2018
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