Ms. Sabrineh Ardalan is the current Assistant Director of the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic and Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School. She teaches the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic, Immigration and Refugee Advocacy, and Trauma, Refugees and Asylum Law. Prior to her positions at Harvard Law School, she was an Equal Justice American Fellow at The Opportunity Agenda, an organization dedicated to social justice movements that advance solutions for expanding opportunity nationally. Ms. Ardalan also worked as a litigation associate at Dewey Ballantine LLP.
In the words of the HLS community member who nominated her, “She is a brilliant lawyer and a shining example of the kind of person I want to be. I am inspired by her commitment to helping her clients and her passion for training the next generation of lawyers to do the same.”
Ms. Ardalan earned her J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2002 and her B.A. in History and International Studies in Yale College. After obtaining her J.D., she clerked for the Honorable Michael A. Charages of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals and the Honorable Raymond J. Dearie, Chief District Judge for the Eastern District of New York.