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Partner Profile: Fahad Saghir

We regularly highlight the efforts of those who work to make our justice system more accessible and equitable for all. This Partner Profile features Fahad Saghir, Senior Associate with Alston & Bird and a member of DCBF’s Young Lawyers Network Leadership Council.

Name S. Fahad Saghir

Job/Position Senior Associate

Organization Alston & Bird LLP

Years on the Job 4 years, 9 months

Where did you grow up? Karachi, Pakistan

What brought you to DC? Job opportunity


Daily Habit Watering my office tomato and pepper plants

Favorite app Apple News

Favorite Music Any Sondheim musical

Favorite Vacation Spot Venice

Hobbies Cooking

Hero President Obama


Most rewarding element of your work Using problem solving skills

Main challenge of your early career Letting go of fear of asking questions


Legal aid is important to me because . . . Access to counsel is necessary for a just society.

The most pressing civil legal aid issue in DC is…. Access to housing.

Young Lawyers Network Leadership Council

How long have you participated in the YLN LC? 5 months

Greatest benefit to serving with Young Lawyers? Meeting members of the DC legal community.


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