Raheemah Abdulaleem

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USA

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Attorney

Raheemah Abdulaleem

Biography

Ms. Abdulaleem is an attorney whose practice focuses on traditional labor, employment and civil rights litigation. Ms. Abdulaleem has experience litigating complex discrimination cases and counseling employers regarding their employment policies. She has significant pro bono experience that includes; representing a client in a successful petition for asylum, and providing legal services to the National Commission on the Voting Rights Act in connection with the reauthorization of the Voting Rights Act. Ms. Abdulaleem was elected to the American Law Institute in March 2009. Ms. Abdulaleem’s personal interests focus on increasing cross-cultural awareness and understanding amongst people of different racial, ethnic and religious backgrounds. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Operation Understanding, an organization aimed at increasing cross-cultural awareness between the African-American and Jewish-American communities. In 2006, Ms. Abdulaleem was selected by the US Ambassador to the Netherlands and the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights to participate in a program held in the Netherlands to foster dialogue between Dutch and U.S. Muslims on increasing civic participation. She was also selected to participate in the 2009 Muslim Leaders of Tomorrow conference held in New York. Ms. Abdulaleem is a graduate of Yale University and Harvard Law School.

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