Ayesha N. Khan has extensive civil rights and appellate experience, having formerly served as a Deputy Chief in the Appellate Section of the Civil Rights Division in the U.S. Department of Justice and as the Legal Director of a national civil rights organization. She has represented clients before the United States Supreme Court, every federal circuit, and state appellate courts throughout the country. She has also litigated extensively at the trial level in federal and state courts nationwide. Her clients have ranged from private individuals to commercial entities, local school districts to municipalities, and state governments to the United States.
She concentrates her practice on two areas. She is an appellate generalist who represents individual and corporate clients throughout the country in matters involving a virtually unlimited array of subject areas, including business disputes, constitutional questions, civil rights issues, and family law. She also represents individual plaintiffs in trial-level civil rights cases involving, among other things, sexual harassment, racial profiling, and LGBTQ issues. She is an aggressive, thorough, and compassionate advocate for her clients.