Minahil Khan focuses her practice on complex litigation and controversy matters. She began her career at WilmerHale as a summer associate in 2020.

During law school, Ms. Khan served as a law clerk in the Office of Senator Richard Durbin, Chair of the US Senate Judiciary Committee and as a judicial intern with the Honorable Elaine Kaplan of the Court of Federal Claims in Washington DC. She was also a student attorney at the Georgetown Appellate Litigation Clinic, where she argued a case in the Fourth Circuit, and a research assistant to Professor Michael Gottesman at Georgetown University Law Center.

After receiving her bachelor’s degree, Ms. Khan was a Clinton Fellow for Service in India, where she worked with the Aga Khan Foundation helping women from marginalized communities incorporate and expand businesses. She was also a fellow at UC Berkeley’s Othering and Belonging Institute and worked as deputy campaign director for a New York State Senate candidate.


  • Education

    • JD, Georgetown University Law Center, 2021

      magna cum laude

      Order of the Coif Articles

      Editor, Georgetown Journal of International Law, Dean’s List, Global Law Scholar, RISE Fellow, Legal Research and Writing Law Fellow, Fiftieth Annual William E. Leahy Moot Court Competition Finalist

    • BA, State University of New York at Buffalo, 2016

      summa cum laude

      Phi Beta Kappa, SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence, Western New York Prosperity Fellow

  • Admissions

    • District of Columbia