Sana Ahmed advises and represents employers in a broad range of labor and employment law matters. She holds strong litigation experience in state and federal courts in matters involving:

  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)
  • State antidiscrimination laws
  • Unfair competition and misappropriation of trade secrets

Sana also represents employers before governmental agencies, including the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Ohio Civil Rights Commission (OCRC), the U.S. Department of Labor, and the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission.

Leading with diplomacy and tact, Sana has established experience with internal workplace investigations, including drafting investigation guidelines and templates for employers, and conducting witness interviews in highly sensitive matters.

Prior to joining Littler, Sana worked at the Office of the Ohio Attorney General, where she advised and litigated on behalf of public sector employers such as cabinet-level state agencies, universities, and boards. Sana also worked internationally in the United Kingdom Parliament, and as a legal fellow at two NGOs: the International Bar Association in London, UK and Human Rights Watch in New York, NY.

During law school, Sana was recognized as the highest achieving student across five legal clinics as a recipient of the Jack Cronquist Award, awarded for outstanding advocacy, effective communication, and commitment to clients. She was a member of the Williem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court Team and competed against teams from across the globe in Hong Kong. Sana served as a contributing editor of the Journal of Law, Technology, & the Internet and was managing editor of War Crimes Prosecution Watch. She additionally served as president of the International Law Society at CWRU Law, and was vice president of the National Muslim Law Students Association.



Professional & Community Affiliations


Ohio State Bar Association


Columbus Bar Association


Barrister Leadership Program

Columbus Bar Association



Named, Hugo Grotius International Law Scholar

Case Western Reserve University School of Law


News, Analysis & Press

Return-to-work issues hotels need to be aware of

Hotel Management

June 28, 2020

Speaking Engagements

Challenges Created by Remote Work and Employee Relocation

CO-ACC & Littler Sponsorship Program

May 26, 2021

2021 Hot Topics in Employment and Labor Law

Littler Webinar

February 25, 2021

2020 Hot Topics in Employment and Labor Law

Columbus, OH

February 26, 2020

Employment Law Updates

State Personnel Board of Review Conference, Columbus, OH

March 2017


  • J.D., Case Western Reserve University School of Law, 2013
  • M.Sc., SOAS University of London, 2010with honors
  • B.A., The George Washington University, 2009with honors


  • Urdu

Bar Admission



  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio