Salam Sheikh-Khalil

Salam SheikhKhalil
Salam Sheikh-Khalil is an associate in Weil’s Securities Litigation practice, where she focuses on litigating shareholder class and derivative litigation and counseling on corporate governance and other issues.

Among other recent engagements, Ms. Sheikh-Khalil has been serving on a Weil team representing Walgreens Boots Alliance in defense of several securities class actions in Pennsylvania federal court relating to statements the company made regarding the likelihood of FTC approval of Walgreens’ proposed merger with Rite Aid.

Ms. Sheikh-Khalil also maintains an active pro bono practice. Of late, she has been serving on a pro bono team that is collaborating with the American Civil Liberties Union and the National Association of the Deaf to prosecute a class action on behalf of a putative class of prisoners in Georgia federal court, as well as another pro bono team representing another putative class of prisoners in a class action brought against the Bureau of Prisons and Brooklyn’s Metropolitan Detention Center in federal court in the Eastern District of New York.

Ms. Sheikh-Khalil received her J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School, where she served as a Contributing Editor of the Michigan Journal of International Law, and Associate Editor of RefLaw.org, a refugee law journal. She earned her B.A. in Public Policy from the University of Michigan’s Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, along with a minor in Urban Studies.

After law school, Ms. Sheikh-Khalil served as a law clerk to the Honorable Leslie Abrams Gardner, U.S. District Judge for the Middle District of Georgia.