Dedicated, Versatile, and Highly-Skilled
Sagar Chadha earned his stripes as an Assistant District Attorney in Queens County, NY from 2010-2015, prosecuting hundreds of major felony cases including but not limited to kidnapping, burglary, attempted murder, robbery, assault, grand larceny, and identity theft. He has also represented victims of asbestos exposure, successfully achieving results against large multinational companies.
It was there that he began to build the reputation he holds today as a passionate, no-nonsense attorney with over a decade of experience who devotes himself completely to his clients and his casework. Sagar joined The Perecman Firm in 2017. Today, he concentrates his legal practice at The Perecman Firm in all aspects of personal injury law, including New York construction accidents, premises liability, motor vehicle accidents, and civil rights matters.
A Queens native, Sagar has a deep respect for the hard work and resilience of the men and women of New York. He understands the pain and frustration caused when work or enjoyment of life is taken away from someone due to injury.
If asked to summarize his career in one sentence: Proud to serve the injured and aggrieved throughout New York City
Sagar is fluent in four languages and takes pride in assisting those who speak Hindi, Urdu, and Punjabi at depositions to ensure their testimony is preserved accurately.
Outside of his legal practice, he serves as a member of the South Asian Bar Association of New York (SABANY) and is a founder and former General Secretary of the South Asian and Indo-Caribbean Bar Association of Queens (SAICBA-Q). He is also a member of NYSTLA, NYSATL, AAJ, and the Queens County Bar Association.
Sagar Chadha honed his legal skills while serving as an Assistant District Attorney in Queens County, NY from 2010-2015. Starting off in the Misdemeanor/Intake Bureau, Mr. Chadha quickly worked his way up to become a Felony trial prosecutor. Mr. Chadha prosecuted hundreds of major felony cases including but not limited to: kidnapping, burglary, attempted murder, robbery, assault, grand larceny and identity theft. In 2012 he was chosen to work directly in defending the appeal of a high-profile murder conviction. Having taken numerous cases to verdict as an Assistant D.A., Mr. Chadha developed a reputation as a tough, competent and skilled trial lawyer.
Mr. Chadha left the Queens County District Attorney’s Office in 2015 and joined a large national plaintiff’s firm based in New York City, where he represented victims of asbestos exposure. There, he represented these hard-working men and women in over 30 depositions nationwide, successfully prosecuting civil cases against large multi-national companies and business conglomerates. Mr. Chadha added to his investigative skills in working to trace back occupational and non-occupational asbestos exposure, and brings these investigative skills with him to The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C.
In 2016, Mr. Chadha joined a large national insurance defense firm based in Westchester County, New York. It was here that he had the opportunity to understand defense litigation from the inside. Mr. Chadha used this valuable experience to understand the ins and outs of insurance defense and the relationships between carriers and coverage.
Prior to joining The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., in 2017, Mr. Chadha was a Trial Attorney at a large plaintiff’s personal injury firm located in downtown Manhattan. Mr. Chadha worked directly with the principal of the firm on tough trial cases involving serious injuries and took these cases to verdict in Kings County (Brooklyn) and New York County (Manhattan).
A native of the borough of Queens, Mr. Chadha knows the value of hard work and discipline. He observed first-hand the dedication and commitment that all New Yorkers exhibit in going about their daily lives, and understands the pain and frustration that one experiences when their work or enjoyment of life is taken away from them due to injury. Mr. Chadha also assists our Hindi, Urdu and Punjabi speaking clients at defendants’ examinations before trial to ensure their testimony is preserved accurately.
- New York
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
- U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
- South Asian Bar Association of New York
- General Secretary, South Asian and Indo-Caribbean Bar Association of Queens (SAICBA-Q)
- Member, South Asian Bar Association of New York (SABANY)
University of Michigan – University
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law – Graduate School
Best Lawyers has selected Sagar Chadha as a 2024 attorney “Ones to Watch.” This notable recognition was given to five of our rising attorneys at Perceman Firm for 2024!
Five Perecman Firm attorneys have been selected as a Best Lawyers “Ones To Watch.” Zachary Perecman (since 2021), Sagar Chadha (Since 2022), Erica Colon (Since 2021), Edward Guldi (Since 2021) and Eileen McGivney (Since 2022).
The New York Law Journal is a nationally recognized publication that highlights the legal profession in New York. The distinguished title of “Top Verdicts in New York” was granted to The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C., for securing some of the top verdicts and settlements in the state.
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