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.

Some of Salam’s recent experience includes serving on Weil teams 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;
  • Sasol, a South African energy and chemical company, in a securities class action in the Southern District of New York relating to the construction of a multi-billion dollar chemical plant in Louisiana;
  • AMC Entertainment in consolidated securities class actions in New York federal court regarding disclosures contained in an SPO registration statement issued in connection with an acquisition; and
  • Willis Towers Watson in connection with high-profile securities class actions arising out of the $18 billion “merger of equals” between Willis Group and Towers Watson in 2016.

Salam also maintains an active pro bono practice, most recently serving on Weil teams representing prisoners in individual and class actions in New York and Georgia federal courts.

Salam 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, an Associate Editor of refugee law journal RefLaw.org, and a student attorney with the Transactional Lab & Clinic. 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, Salam served as a law clerk to the Honorable Leslie Abrams Gardner, U.S. District Judge for the Middle District of Georgia.