SALIM F. SABBAGH

Salim F. Sabbagh is a founding partner of Sabbagh Thapar, LLC. Salim’s practice is focused solely on representing the injured. Salim specializes in seeking justice for those harmed in motor vehicle crashes, slip and fall incidents, dog bites/attacks, and other serious personal injury accidents.

As a trial lawyer in both New Jersey and New York, Salim has obtained multi-million-dollar verdicts and settlements for his clients. Salim’s success in and out of the courtroom has earned him life membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an honor limited only to attorneys who have won million and multi-million-dollar verdicts, awards, and settlements. Less than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members of this prestigious group.

Salim has been consistently recognized as a top attorney in his field. Salim is nationally ranked as a “Top 10 Under 40 attorney” by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys for 2023, along with being named as a Rising Star by New Jersey Super Lawyers, who named him a Rising Star for 2021-2024. Rising Stars is a recognition of the top up-and-coming attorneys. Each year, less than 3 percent of the lawyers in New Jersey are selected by Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Salim was also named to the 2021-2024 editions of Ones to Watch, a program sponsored by The Best Lawyers in America©, designed to recognize younger attorneys for their outstanding professional excellence in private practice. Salim has also been named New Jersey’s Best Lawyers for Families by New Jersey Family in both 2020 and 2021. Salim also was recognized as a winner of one of the Top 10 personal injury verdicts in New Jersey in 2017 by TopVerdict. 

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 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.

LANGUAGE

Salim is fluent in Arabic.

BAR ADMISSIONS

New Jersey, New York, U.S. District Court of New Jersey

MEMBERSHIP
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • American Association for Justice
  • New Jersey Association for Justice- Minority Trial Lawyers Caucus Member, former Board of Governors
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Bergen County Bar Association
  • Passaic County Bar Association

Contact Salim

    Joseph Remuszka
    Mr. Sabbagh Thapar comes highly recommended. His compassionate approach, coupled with the commitment of his team, ensured exceptional care for me and secured the rightful compensation I deserved. Going solo in such matters isn't advisable. Whether it's dealing with your insurance company or the opposition, their legal teams prioritize their interests. Having Attorney Sabbagh Thapar by your side means having an advocate who excels in championing your cause. They'll vigorously fight on your behalf, allowing you to concentrate on your recovery.
    Joseph Remuszka
    2023-12-18
    Louvensky Philogene
    GREAT – we recommend Sabbagh Thapar, Car accident lawyer to anyone who needs legal help. Thanks a lot. I feel that you did an excellent job bringing the case to a great conclusion – A job well done. The case was resolved much quicker than we thought it would.
    Louvensky Philogene
    2023-12-14
    Joey Gabbay
    I highly recommend Salim as a Car Accident Lawyer in NJ! He provided excellent education on the legal process, remained highly responsive, efficiently handled insurance and healthcare matters, and ultimately secured a fantastic settlement deal. I am very grateful for his expertise and professionalism!
    Joey Gabbay
    2023-11-21
    WILFREDO CARDONA
    Best experience II ever had. This lawyer is the best lawyer that I ever had.
    WILFREDO CARDONA
    2023-11-15
    satyam chandi
    5 starts is also less for this firm. I had stepped in this office with complete stress, inquiring a possible law suite on me and was introduced to Salim S. He not only made sure I was relaxed, but also helped to understand the process and steps to take. The conversation did not take long time, but it was worth every minute! (the best person with an amazingly awesome attitude.) KUDOS to this firm, having experience professional. I will personally use this business for my future needs and recommend to others also. Thanks again Salim!!
    satyam chandi
    2023-11-08
    Fouad Sada
    Great job, very professional!
    Fouad Sada
    2023-10-26
    Arlene Michelle
    Choosing Salim was the best decision I ever made. Amazing attorney, great staff and even better results. Would highly recommend to anyone and everyone. thanks again ST!
    Arlene Michelle
    2023-10-26
    Tanya Yaghooti
    Salim was great!! He took care of my case with professionalism and care. I would recommend him to anyone who needs a personal injury attorney 😊
    Tanya Yaghooti
    2023-09-11
    Purva Mehta
    I had the best Experience with Sarab Thapar for my car accident, he is a amazing person always there to answer my question, he helped me a lot. Thank you 👍
    Purva Mehta
    2023-08-22
    Eli Jacob Laboy
    Mr. Sarab was AMAZING! He is so professional, answered all my questions also kept in contact with me thought out my case. Made me feel comfortable speaking to him if I didn’t understand the process. Mr. Sarab you are the BEST and my children and I thank you for all your dedication. Many blessings and abundance
    Eli Jacob Laboy
    2023-08-11
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