Neema Sahni


Covington & Burling LLP

Neema Sahni is a litigation partner with deep media industry expertise. Through her work at Covington & Burling, and her prior experience in-house as corporate legal counsel: distribution at The Walt Disney Company, Sahni has developed a sophisticated understanding of the legal issues facing clients in the sports, media, and entertainment industries. Alongside an active litigation docket, Sahni maintains a robust counseling and advisory practice, assisting sports teams and leagues, television networks, and film studios to assess and mitigate their litigation risk in the context of high-stakes business transactions.

Sahni’s diversified litigation experience includes trials and appeals in state and federal court, arbitration proceedings, and agency adjudications. Most recently, Sahni secured a pro bono victory for the City of Los Angeles, as co-lead counsel, in the Ninth Circuit against the Department of Justice in a sanctuary cities case.

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