Employment Law Attorney
Ms. Shifa Alkhatib is the managing partner of our Phoenix, Arizona office. Ms. Alkhatib represents employees in all aspects of employment law matters. Prior to joining HKM Employment Attorneys, she served as a Public Defender for Maricopa County where she gained extensive jury trial experience. Ms. Alkhatib graduated from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law in 2013. As a student, she worked with the Arizona Justice Project, the ACLU, and the Clark County Public Defender’s Office. Ms. Alkhatib also interned for an international NGO that advocated for prisoners rights. Ms. Alkhatib is a board member for the Homeless Legal Assistance Project and the Treasurer of the Central Arizona National Lawyers Guild.
Ms. Alkhatib is fluent in Arabic and enjoys traveling in her free time.
Location: Phoenix Office
Areas of Practice:
- Employment Law
- Criminal Defense
- Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, ASU
Concentration in International and Transnational Law
Post Conviction Relief Law Clinic
International Law Fellow
- Arizona State University (B.A. Global Studies and Certificate in Arabic)
- Treasurer, Central Arizona National Lawyers Guild
- Board Member, Homeless Legal Assistance Project
- Director 2017-2019
- New York