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KarimSabbidine

Managing AssociateNew York Chair, Pro Bono Committeemoc.eniHnospmohT@enidibbaS.miraK
New York

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KarimSabbidine

Managing Associate
New York Chair, Pro Bono Committeemoc.eniHnospmohT@enidibbaS.miraK
New York

O 212.908.3944

Focus Areas

Examples of Karim’s experience include:

Complex Contractual Disputes

  • Represented a publicly-traded life sciences corporation in dispute with former CEO pending in the Delaware Chancery Court and the Southern District of New York.
  • Represented an electric utility company involving a dispute over a breached service contract by an energy services company.
  • Represented a leading textile manufacturer in an ICC arbitration proceeding involving a dispute over malfunctioning equipment.
  • Successful representation of a luxury retailer in intellectual property license disputes with various licensees.
  • Successful representation of a debt fund in multiple promissory note disputes with various public company borrowers.
  • Successful representation of an alternative finance company in dispute with the plaintiff (funded business) claiming usury.
  • Represented an alternative finance company in a dispute arising from defendant’s failure to pay daily receivables and investigated alternative avenues of recovery, including fraudulent transfer.
  • Represented a multinational conglomerate in a AAA arbitration proceeding involving a dispute over profits calculations related to the sale of auxiliary power units for commercial aircrafts.
  • Represented a multinational conglomerate in an ICC arbitration proceeding involving a dispute related to the sale of auxiliary power units for commercial aircrafts and specifically, their alleged failure to meet certain specified criteria.
  • Represented an international property manager in a non-payment dispute with a former commercial tenant.

White Collar & Internal Investigations

  • Conducted an internal investigation for a publicly-traded life sciences corporation in response to whistleblower allegations of failure to adhere to safety protocols.
  • Represented the founder of a political action committee in a Foreign Agents Registration Act investigation by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York.

Tort Litigation

  • Insurance defense for a multinational insurance company in various business litigation matters.
  • Represented an international engineering, design and construction firm in ancillary proceedings stemming from workplace incidents.
  • Represented an international engineering, design and construction firm in a contractual dispute related to indemnification and insurance.

Art Law

  • Successfully represented an investor/collector in connection with purchase of a painting from a gallery in dispute over purchase transaction.
  • Provided pro bono representation to widow of a prominent artist in dispute with a storage facility company that destroyed several of the artist’s works.
  • American Bar Association
  • Arab American Bar Association
  • New York City Bar Association

Education

  • Northeastern University School of Law, J.D., 2017,

    senior staffer, Northeastern University Law Review

  • Northeastern University, B.S., 2014,
    cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • Massachusetts

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit