Shareen Sarwar

Biography

Shareen Sarwar concentrates her practice on insurance recovery and general litigation matters.

Shareen advocates for and represents policyholders against their insurance companies in precedent-setting lawsuits across the nation. Shareen has been a vital team member on high-profile cases involving over one billion dollars of coverage, including:

  • Fortune 100 manufacturing company, seeking coverage for more than one billion dollars of damages incurred defending and settling an underlying environmental contamination lawsuit.
  • A public company focused on the outdoor and consumer industries and its CEO in a coverage litigation pending in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida seeking coverage from its insurer.
  • A public company owning several dozen retail shopping centers in a coverage litigation pending in New Jersey state court seeking more than $40 million from its pollution liability insurers for business interruption losses.
  • One of the country’s largest automotive dealership groups and its insured executives in an insured status coverage issue pending in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.
  • High-profile colleges and universities, seeking coverage for damages incurred defending underlying student demands.

Prior to joining the Insurance Recovery group, Shareen summered at Blank Rome for her 1L and 2L summers. During law school, Shareen served as a law clerk for the National Juvenile Defender Center and worked with the Illinois Legal Aid in Chicago. She was also a student attorney for the Georgetown Law Clinical Program and contributor to Georgetown Law Weekly.

Shareen is fluent in Bangla.

Related Services

Recognitions

  • 2019, listed in Capital Pro Bono Honor Roll for her pro bono work on asylum cases and with non-profits in connection with FOIA requests
  • 2020, listed in Capital Pro Bono Honor Roll for her pro bono work on a custody case in Alexandria Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court

Credentials

Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia

Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center, JD
  • George Washington University, BA, cum laude