Prior to joining Rathod Mohamedbhai LLC, Sabira served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable William J. Martinez on the United States District Court for the District of Colorado.
Sabira graduated from University of California, Berkeley School of Law in May 2016. While there, she served as an Articles Editor on Ecology Law Quarterly, and as an Associate Editor on the Berkeley Journal of International Law. Her seminar paper Unwilling and Unable: Judicial andAdministrative Responses to the Asian Carp Threat in the Great Lakes was selected for publication as a Student Note in Ecology Law Quarterly. Sabira also participated in the Berkeley International Human Rights Law Clinic where she helped author a special report advising the United Nations’ Special Rapporteur on Torture that sexual violence during conflict should be considered torture under the U.N. Convention Against Torture.
Prior to clerking and while in law school, Sabira served as a research assistant to Professor Saira Mohamed in the International Law department and Professor Eric Biber in the Environmental Law department. She worked at the United States Attorneys Office for the Eastern District of Michigan and at the Environment and Natural Resources Division of the United States Department of Justice.
Before going to law school Sabira worked for the Ford School of Public Policy at University of Michigan on a grant from the National Science Foundation researching wartime experiences of world leaders between 1875–2004 to understand the impact of war and trauma on current political choices. Sabira received her Bachelor of Arts in May 2012 from the University of Michigan, graduating with high honors and high distinction with majors in history and political science and a minor in environmental science. During college, she interned with Michigan State Representative Sarah Roberts (D), with a primary focus on the environmental and economic impacts of off-shore oil drilling. She also served as the president of the student chapter of Amnesty International.
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