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alina habba, esq.
Managing Partner

Alina Habba, Esq. is currently the Managing Partner of Habba Madaio & Associates LLP. Prior to founding this firm, she served as the Managing Partner of Sandelands Eyet LLP a litigation firm for seven years growing the business to the entire Northeast region.

Alina has experience in many areas of litigation and transaction work including corporate litigation and structuring, entertainment law and social media, real estate and the financial services industry. Alina often serves as corporate counsel for her clients who need counsel for everything from formation to company management and dispute resolution.

Prior to going into private practice, Alina was a law clerk to the Honorable Eugene J. Codey, Jr., then Presiding Judge of the Civil Superior Court in Essex County, New Jersey. Alina is licensed to practice in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and New Hampshire.

With extensive accomplishments in her field, she has been selected to the 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 Super Lawyers Rising Stars List as well as the Litigation Counsel of America with less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers, vigorously vetted for skills, expertise, and service. She is a recipient of the New Jersey Administrative Office of the Courts Certificate in Mediation & Conciliation Skills having mediated numerous matters in the Civil Division. Alina has been a member of the New Jersey, New York, New Hampshire, and American Bar Associations and has served on the Insurance Defense Committee as well as the Equity Jurisprudence Committee for the New Jersey State Bar Association.

As the Managing Partner, Alina is a firm believer in continuous growth and education. She completed a Negotiation course at Harvard and most recently concluded the Harvard Business School Executive program in Leading Professional Service Firms. Outside of her clients needs, Alina manages all firm business, human resources and financial matters.

Alina prides herself on being a involved in charitable organizations in her spare time including sitting on the board of Birth Haven, an organization for homeless pregnant women, and recently being nominated as the recipient of the 2020 Women’s Achievement Award by tri-County Scholarship Fund which provides private schooling for children in desolate areas of the state of New Jersey.