Asima J. Ahmad
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Asima J. Ahmad concentrates her practice on labor and employment law. She has experience representing clients in state and federal court and before administrative agencies in a broad range of employment matters including discrimination, retaliation, harassment, wrongful termination, and wage and hour claims.
During law school, Ms. Ahmad served as managing editor of articles for the Penn State Journal of Law and International Affairs, and was a member of the Civil Rights Appellate Clinic, where she received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award. Ms. Ahmad led the clinic’s efforts in researching and writing an amicus brief filed with the United States Supreme Court in a Title VII retaliation case on behalf of twenty civil rights and advocacy groups. Additionally, she served as a legal intern for the Legal Aid Society in Jamaica, New York.
Ms. Ahmad is fluent in Urdu.
COMMUNITY SERVICE & AFFILIATIONS
Ms. Ahmad serves as the regional chair for the Hamilton College Alumni Association and is a member of the Philadelphia Chapter of the Labor and Employment Relations Association and The Young Friends of Rittenhouse Square.