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Sana Abdullah specializes in civil litigation, including labor and employment law, business disputes, and consumer protection.  Sana's labor and employment practice includes employment discrimination, wage and hour violations, sexual harassment, and wrongful termination. Sana ’s civil litigation practice includes business to business disputes and contract litigation.

Sana began her career at McDermott Will & Emery, where her civil litigation practice included complex business litigation, health care litigation, arbitration, and government investigations.

Sana has extensive pro bono experience, including representing a class of foster children in an effort reform a state-run foster care system, and domestic violence victims in family law matters. Sana has also worked as a volunteer attorney for the Victim Rights Law Center and for Health Law Advocates.

Sana earned her J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis and her undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with honors and distinction. While in law school, Sana served as a Congressional Judicial Fellow and clerked at the North Carolina Department of Justice.  She also studied international law at the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London.

Sana is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and before the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.


Practice areas


  1. Employment: 30%
    7 years
  2. Wrongful Termination: 25%
  3. Litigation: 25%
    9 years
  4. Personal Injury: 20%

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  • Natly Torres-Alvarado

    Sana is a conscientious, hard working attorney who fights hard for her clients. It was a pleasure to work with her and I would not hesitate to refer a legal matter to her.


    Natly Torres-Alvarado Commercial Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Smith Lee Nebenzahl LLP

One Post Office Sq
Sharon, MA, 02067-1951


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneySmith Lee Nebenzahl LLP2011 - Present
AttorneyHealth Law Advocates2010 - 2011
Attorney GeneralSmith Lee LLC2009 - 2010
Attorney GeneralVictim Rights Law Center2009 - 2010
AssociateMcDermott Will & Emery2007 - 2009
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Overbroad non compete agreementThe parties reached a favorable settlement of the litigation.
Breach of Contract (payments to sales agent)N/A
Overtime Wages/MisclassificationN/A
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Washington University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
University of North Carolina, Chapel HillEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts2004