Sara Dajani represents corporate clients, government contractors, and executives on a variety of business, employment, and government contracting-related matters. Sara enjoys working closely with her clients to minimize risk and maximize efficiency in business operations by helping them develop, revise, and review key documents and business practices.
Sara’s experience includes drafting and reviewing corporate policies, such as non-disclosure, non-compete, and intellectual property protection policies; employee manuals and employment and severance agreements; and corporate governance and transactional documents, such as by-laws, operating agreements, resolutions, stock purchase/sale agreements, and asset purchase agreements.
Sara also has extensive business and employment-related litigation experience in state and federal courts throughout Virginia. Representative matters include disputes arising from non-competes, employment contracts, and franchise agreements, as well as other business disputes.
In addition, Sara regularly advises government contractors at the federal and state levels, and has experience drafting and reviewing prime contracts, subcontracts, and teaming agreements, as well as ensuring compliance with federal and state regulations.
Sara also advises many types of non-profit and tax-exempt organizations on the formation process, on obtaining tax-exempt status with the IRS, and on matters of state registration and solicitation requirements. Sara serves as legal counsel to the DC Economic Growth Action Fund, a non-profit organization that targets issues affecting DC businesses, as well as the Corporate Huddle, a non-profit educational organization that fosters mentoring, professional development and networking opportunities for former professional athletes. In addition, Sara is fluent in Arabic and enjoys working with international business clients.
Prior to joining Berenzweig Leonard, Sara was an attorney at a business law firm in Arlington, Virginia, and represented a broad range of corporate clients. In addition, she was a Fellow with the National Federation of Independent Business Small Business Legal Center, where she helped initiate lawsuits and file amicus briefs in precedent-setting cases impacting small businesses nationwide, and produced and discussed with business owners legal compliance resources on a variety of topics including labor and employment law. During law school, Sara was an extern for both the Honorable Judge Leslie M. Alden of the Fairfax County Circuit Court, and the Board of Immigration Appeals. Sara also worked as a summer associate at a large law firm in Washington, DC and the Amtrak Law Department.
- Virginia State Bar
- Virginia Bar Association
- Fairfax Bar Association
- Legal Services of Northern Virginia, Pro Bono Employment Law Project