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Sidrah Syed



SIDRAH SYED is a 9/11 compensation attorney who has dedicated her entire professional legal career to the 9/11 community by advocating on behalf of claimants to the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (9/11 VCF). 

Sidrah has submitted claims and argued appeals with success, and has obtained multiple awards ranging from $1 million to $3 million. In her prior roles, she routinely reviewed award determinations for accuracy and advised clients on whether to accept or appeal. Sidrah also served as the firm’s representative to the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund by leading regular conferences with attorney liaisons to resolve claim issues and discuss procedural updates within the Fund.

In addition to demonstrating skilled expertise, compassion and empathy have defined Sidrah’s career as a 9/11 VCF attorney. 9/11 VCF claimants have described Sidrah as “truly amazing,” “a pleasure to work with,” “a gem,” and with a “sincere and personal concern [for the client].”

Sidrah earned her Juris Doctor degree from Rutgers Law School with a focus on Corporate and Business law.  Sidrah graduated from New York University with a degree in Political Science.

  • Rutgers Law School, Newark, New Jersey
    • Doctor of Jurisprudence, 2016
  • New York University College of Arts and Sciences, New York, New York
    • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, 2013
  • New York, 2017