With nearly a decade of litigation experience, Aisha brings great care, diligence, and tenacity to her cases. As a former trial assistant federal public defender, Aisha has served as lead counsel on hundreds of federal criminal cases, securing numerous dismissals and other favorable results for her clients. She has also served as a staff attorney for the Fourth Amendment Center of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers where she provided nationwide litigation assistance to fellow attorneys in cases involving technologies and surveillance tools that infringed upon constitutional rights.
Aisha has handled both state and federal appeals, with her first ever court appearance being an oral argument before the North Carolina Supreme Court. She started her legal career in her hometown of Columbia, South Carolina as a law clerk to the Honorable J. Michelle Childs of the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina. Aisha went on to clerk for the Honorable James E. Graves, Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.Read More
In every case she takes on, Aisha rejects a cookie-cutter approach. She opts instead to keep an open mind and to find creative solutions tailored to the specific facts and the unique person in front of her. Aisha’s clients know her as empathetic: someone to whom they can open up, confide in, and trust. They also know her as a zealous and thorough advocate, who fights for them with passion and who gives it her all.
Aisha obtained her law degree from New York University School of Law and received her undergraduate degree from Harvard University. Prior to attending law school, she taught high school economics and U.S. history in Atlanta, Georgia with Teach for America. Aisha is licensed to practice in Texas and North Carolina. When not in the office, you will likely find her on the tennis courts, jogging, practicing yoga, or enjoying live music.