Khalid Haleem

Associate ( Chicago )

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Bio

Clients facing high-stakes matters, whether a complex commercial dispute or a government investigation, value Khalid Haleem’s sharp analytic skills and his even-keeled demeanor. Approaching his work with intense focus and attention to detail, Khalid applies the outstanding legal writing and research skills he developed through a judicial clerkship in producing outstanding materials that keep clients informed and keep their cases moving forward.

Khalid is a talented communicator with a knack for understanding the deep “why” at the heart of an issue. Working with litigation teams on a range of cases, he focuses on developing a keen appreciation for the business goals and key priorities each party brings to the table with the goal of helping shape a positive outcome aligned with his clients’ strategic goals. His litigation experience includes drafting briefs, motions, and client-facing updates. As a judicial law clerk, he was responsible for drafting bench memos and orders on numerous civil and criminal matters ranging from complex multimillion-dollar disputes to criminal sentencings.

With previous experience in both trial and corporate work, Khalid focuses his practice on representing clients in the financial sector and other highly-regulated industries.

Experience

Clerkships

Hon. John R. Tunheim, Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota (2021-2022)
Legal Extern, United States Attorney’s Office, District of Minnesota (2020)

Credentials

Education

University of Minnesota Law School, J.D., 2021, cum laude
Dean’s Elite Scholar
Academic Excellence Scholarship
Best Oralist, Legal Writing Section
Gamma Eta Gamma Law House, President
Campus Ambassadors, Ambassador
Structured Study Groups, Student Instructor
Constitution Committee, Member
Law Council, Director of Events
University of Minnesota Fencing Club, Sabre Fencer

University of Toledo, Graduate Studies, Political Philosophy, 2016
Alpha Lambda Mu Fraternity-Eta Chapter, Secretary
University of Toledo Fencing Club, Sabre Captain

University of Wisconsin, B.A., History, 2016, magna cum laude
William K. Fitch Scholarship (History Award 2015)
Phi Alpha Theta Honors Society
Vice-President (2015-2016)
Communications Director (2014-2015)

Associated Students of Madison, Shared Governance Committee Member (2014-2015)
Alpha Lambda Mu Fraternity Wisconsin Colony, Advisor (2017-2019)

Bar Admissions

Minnesota