Sabrina N. Jiwani

Associate

Houston
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Overview

Sabrina Jiwani's international disputes practice is supported by her experience working with clients in a variety of industries. She has represented companies in the oil and gas, heavy equipment manufacturing and construction sectors, providing practical legal solutions for their complex problems. A strong analytical thinker, she works with clients from trial preparation and discovery to deposition and resolution. Sabrina is committed to building positive relationships with her clients and efficiently handling their most complicated matters.

Select Experience

  • Represented engineer against misrepresentation claims related to the construction of a polyethylene plant.
  • Argued in front of the High Court of Ghana on behalf of client seeking access to personal medical records in another country.
  • Represented oilfield products company in six-week jury trial concerning $14 million claim against former employees for theft of trade secrets and violations of a non-competition agreement.
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Experience

  • Represented engineer against misrepresentation claims related to the construction of a polyethylene plant.
  • Argued in front of the High Court of Ghana on behalf of client seeking access to personal medical records in another country.
  • Represented oilfield products company in six-week jury trial concerning $14 million claim against former employees for theft of trade secrets and violations of a non-competition agreement.
  • Represented general contractor in $2 million delay claim against the owner related to construction of an airport runway and concerning engineering design issues, lime stabilization requirements, as well as quantities calculations for excavation and embankment.
  • Lead associate in case involving breach of contract, fraud and tortious interference related to the construction of a WWII era grass turf runway. Negotiated settlement prior to trial.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas, Texas Minority Counsel Program, Steering Committee (2019)
  • Houston Bar Association
    • Diversity and Inclusion Committee
      • Mentoring Subcommittee

Community

  • Friends For Life

Pro Bono

  • Assisted small home owners with insurance claims for property damage caused by Hurricane Harvey.
  • Represented construction company in trademark IP dispute.

Prior Positions

  • Bronx County District Attorney: Assistant District Attorney
  • U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of New York, Criminal Division: Legal Intern
  • Legal Resources Centre (Accra, Ghana): Legal Intern

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • Texas
  • New York

Education

  • J.D., Washington University School of Law, 2012; Global Studies Law Review, Executive Notes Editor; National Moot Court Team; CALI Award: War Crimes Seminar
  • B.A., University of Texas at Austin, 2009, with honors

Languages

  • Urdu