Kasama Star

Kasama Star is a Law Clerk in the New York office of Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP, a national law firm with offices in the District of Columbia, New York, California, Tennessee, and Maryland. Kasama will receive her J.D.

“As an immigrant to this country and having faced adversities growing up, I am grateful to be where I am today. At Sanford Heisler Sharp LLP, I am guided by compassion, justice and diligence. I am a powerful advocate for my clients.”

Our commitment to securing justice and providing the best representation possible is reflected in a commitment to diversity within our own firm. At Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP, we know better than to think the best attorneys look alike, sound alike, think alike, or live alike. What matters is talent, and we hire the best talent available.

As a result, our team more accurately mirrors America. Women, minority, and/or openly gay lawyers make up the majority of our staff. A passion for social justice unites our team - we all work to use the power of law to help create and enforce a more just society.

Kasama Star is a Law Clerk in the New York office of Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP, a national law firm with offices in the District of Columbia, New York, California, Tennessee, and Maryland. Kasama will receive her J.D. from the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University. She earned her M.B.A. from the New York University Stern School of Business and her B.S. from Cornell University.

Prior to joining the firm, Kasama was a Judicial Intern for the Honorable Philip M. Halpern of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. At Pace, she serves as President of both the Asian American Law Student Association and Pace Immigration Law Society. Kasama has successfully obtained a temporary order of protection as a law student for a domestic violence victim. She has also conducted research on violence against Asians and presented on de jure and de facto Asian discrimination. Kasama is a Haub Scholar and serves on Westchester County’s Asian Advisory Board. Before law school, Kasama worked at L’Oréal as the Director of Work Efficiency, and prior to that she served as L’Oréal’s IT Director of Marketing Intelligence & Systems.

Education

  • J.D., Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, May 2023 (Expected)
  • M.B.A., New York University Stern School of Business
  • B.S., Cornell University
  • Admissions*

    • Law student not admitted to practice law in any state
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