Ms. Khanghahi has experience in a broad range of complex business litigation matters including contract disputes, business torts, securities litigation, SEC investigations and enforcement, and trademark infringement.
Ms. Khanghahi has prior experience in civil rights, employment litigation, and housing. She previously served as a staff attorney at the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA), as the inaugural Promise Institute for International Human Rights Fellow at UCLA School of Law, as a supervising attorney with the International Human Rights Clinic at UCLA Law, and supported the mandate of Professor E. Tendayi Achiume, who serves as the UN Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance. Ms. Khanghahi also worked as a post-graduate fellow at Bet Tzedek Legal Services and as an attorney at the EEOC in Los Angeles.
Ms. Khanghahi earned her B.A. in Political Science from UCLA magna cum laude and is a graduate of the Honors Collegium. She earned her J.D. from UCLA School of Law with a specialization in Critical Race Studies. While at law school, she served as an Articles Editor for the UCLA Law Review, as Chief Managing Editor of the Journal of Islamic and Near Eastern Law (JINEL), and as a student member of the faculty curriculum committee. Ms. Khanghahi also authored a Comment published in the UCLA Law Review (2017) focusing on race-based employment discrimination faced by people of Southwest Asian and North African (SWANA) descent. Prior to her legal career, Ms. Khanghahi worked with the NBA’s Golden State Warriors in Community Relations.
UCLA School of Law
with a specialization in Critical Race Studies
B.A., Political Science, 2009
magna cum laude
Thirty Years After Al-Khazraji: Revisiting Employment Discrimination Under Section 1981 https://www.uclalawreview.org/thirty-years-after-al-khazraji-revisiting-employment-discrimination-under-section-1981/