Susan M. Sajadi


Susan Sajadi

(202) 499-7900
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  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law (2005), Virginia Journal of International Law
  • B.S., Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, cum laude, honors in major (2000)

Bar Memberships

  • District of Columbia
  • New York
  • Virginia

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association for Justice

Court Admissions

  • S.D.N.Y.
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Susan M. Sajadi represents plaintiffs in general commercial and complex civil litigation. She has broad experience litigating matters in federal court and handles all aspects of litigation, from initial investigation through settlement or trial. She has represented plaintiffs in cases involving alleged fraud (including cases brought under the False Claims Act), torts (including cases brought under the Federal Tort Claims Act), as well as extensive litigation involving negligent contracting practices against defense contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan. Her work has also included representation of servicemembers harmed by environmental torts and U.S. and foreign plaintiffs harmed in domestic and foreign prisons.

Susan began her career in the general litigation and capital markets groups at Sidley Austin LLP in New York, where she represented pharmaceutical companies and hedge funds in multi-district litigations and SEC investigations. She was also extensively involved in the firm’s pro bono practice and successfully represented Haitian and Afghan political asylum refugees. Most recently, she was at Burke PLLC, a boutique plaintiffs’ firm in Washington, DC. At Burke, Susan was involved in the firm’s efforts to combat sexual assaults of military members and successfully represented several soldiers in administrative hearings.