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Ayesha Khan

Ayesha Khan

Civil Rights Litigator & Appellate Attorney

32 years of experience

Appeals & Appellate, Civil Rights, Employment Law



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. View More ›


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Practice Area

Appeals & Appellate
Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals,
Civil Rights
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination, Employment, Fair Housing, Police Misconduct, Privacy Law,
Employment Law
Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination,


English: Spoken, Written

Professional Experience

Partner, Litigation and Appellate Practice
Potomac Law Group
2016 - Current


University of California - Berkeley

J.D. (1989)

University of California - Berkeley
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

B.A. | Philosophy

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Professional Associations

District of Columbia Bar # 426836


District of Columbia Bar  # 426836
Maryland State Bar Association


Maryland State Bar Association
Women's Bar Association


Women's Bar Association

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Partner, Potomac Law Group

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Rock Creek Law, LLC
5309 Burling Terrace Bethesda, MD 20814
Toll-Free: (301) 246-0346
Potomac Law Group, PLLC
1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Ste. 700 Washington, DC 20004
Telephone: (202) 836-7136
Fax: (202) 318-7707

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