Sabira Khan

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Prior to join­ing Rathod Mohamedb­hai LLC, Sabira served as a judi­cial clerk for the Hon­or­able William J. Mar­tinez on the United States Dis­trict Court for the Dis­trict of Colorado.

Sabira grad­u­ated from Uni­ver­sity of Cal­i­for­nia, Berke­ley School of Law in May 2016.  While there, she served as an Arti­cles Edi­tor on Ecol­ogy Law Quar­terly, and as an Asso­ciate Edi­tor on the Berke­ley Jour­nal of Inter­na­tional Law.  Her sem­i­nar paper Unwill­ing and Unable: Judi­cial andAdmin­is­tra­tive Responses to the Asian Carp Threat in the Great Lakes was selected for pub­li­ca­tion as a Stu­dent Note in Ecol­ogy Law Quar­terly.  Sabira also par­tic­i­pated in the Berke­ley Inter­na­tional Human Rights Law Clinic where she helped author a spe­cial report advis­ing the United Nations’ Spe­cial Rap­por­teur on Tor­ture that sex­ual vio­lence dur­ing con­flict should be con­sid­ered tor­ture under the U.N. Con­ven­tion Against Torture.

Prior to clerk­ing and while in law school, Sabira served as a research assis­tant to Pro­fes­sor Saira Mohamed in the Inter­na­tional Law depart­ment and Pro­fes­sor Eric Biber in the Envi­ron­men­tal Law depart­ment. She worked at the United States Attor­neys Office for the East­ern Dis­trict of Michi­gan and at the Envi­ron­ment and Nat­ural Resources Divi­sion of the United States Depart­ment of Justice.

Before going to law school Sabira worked for the Ford School of Pub­lic Pol­icy at Uni­ver­sity of Michi­gan on a grant from the National Sci­ence Foun­da­tion research­ing wartime expe­ri­ences of world lead­ers between 1875–2004 to under­stand the impact of war and trauma on cur­rent polit­i­cal choices.  Sabira received her Bach­e­lor of Arts in May 2012 from the Uni­ver­sity of Michi­gan, grad­u­at­ing with high hon­ors and high dis­tinc­tion with majors in his­tory and polit­i­cal sci­ence and a minor in envi­ron­men­tal sci­ence. Dur­ing col­lege, she interned with Michi­gan State Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Sarah Roberts (D), with a pri­mary focus on the envi­ron­men­tal and eco­nomic impacts of off-shore oil drilling. She also served as the pres­i­dent of the stu­dent chap­ter of Amnesty International.


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