Saleel Sabnis is an associate in the firm's Philadelphia office. He has significant experience at the trial court level in state and federal courts in Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. His practice is concentrated in professional liability and aviation litigation. Saleel has represented local doctors and attorneys sued in complex malpractice actions. He has also represented commercial airlines in a variety of matters and has also litigated general aviation claims. In addition, Saleel has represented companies and individuals in contract and other business disputes and has prior experience in products liability and general personal injury matters.
Saleel also has class action litigation experience. He was part of a team of attorneys that gained the dismissal with prejudice of a putative class action lawsuit with potential damages over $200 million brought against a product manufacturer.
During law school, Saleel was an assistant law clerk to the Honorable Michael M. Baylson in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He was a staff writer on the Villanova University School of Law Environmental Law Journal and published Aviall v. Cooper Industries and the Emerging Controversy Behind CERCLA's Contribution Provision, 16 Vill Envtl. L.J. 261 (2005).
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•Author, “Practice Tips: The 'Settle and Sue' Legal-Malpractice Case, ” American Bar Association Professional Liability Newsletter, Spring 2014
•Author, “ The NFL's Concussion Lawsuit Should Have Shamed the League. It Won't, ” Concussion Litigation Reporter, November 2013
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•Co-Author, “ Giving It the 'Old College Try, ' American Bar Association Minority Trial Lawyer, Winter 2013
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