Salim dedicates his time outside of the office to the New Jersey Association for Justice (NJAJ), an organization dedicated to protecting the citizens of New Jersey by fighting to preserve and strengthen the laws for safer products and workplaces, a cleaner environment, quality healthcare, and other issues related to protecting citizens’ rights. Salim is not only a member of NJAJ, but he has also been appointed to their Board of Governors, and holds positions on NJAJ’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion committee, along with the Minority Trial Lawyers committee. Salim is a frequent speaker at NJAJ events, providing insight into the law to fellow attorneys across the state.
Prior to opening Sabbagh Thapar, Salim worked at a prominent New Jersey law firm, which was consistently ranked as one of the “Best Law Firms” in the state by U.S. News. Salim has also served as a judicial intern to the Hon. Susan J. Steele, Civil Division, in Bergen County Superior Court, and to the Hon. Kathleen A. Sheedy, Family Division, in Monmouth County Superior Court.
Salim is fluent in Arabic.
New Jersey, New York, U.S. District Court of New Jersey
Member, American Association for Justice
Member, Board of Governors, Diversity Equity and Inclusion Committee Member, Minority Trial Lawyers Caucus Member- New Jersey Association for Justice