Saira Alikhan, former Illinois assistant attorney general, has joined Chicago-based Amin Talati LLC, a full-service FDA, FTC, patent, trademark, licensing and litigation firm. Alikhan will be a key player on the firm’s litigation team.
“We’re delighted to have an attorney of Alikhan’s caliber join our litigation team,” said Ryan M. Kaiser, Amin Talati litigation practice chair. “As a longtime litigator and trial attorney, Alikhan brings extensive experience trying complex cases. Our clients will benefit from her first-hand knowledge and successes in a variety of litigation matters,” added Kaiser.
As an assistant attorney general, Alikhan oversaw a steady caseload of over 50 federal cases pertaining to allegations of constitutional and related violations. Alikhan is a seasoned litigator who honed her skills defending the City of Chicago and Fortune 500 companies at the Chicago law firm of Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP, now SNR Denton. Her expertise extends to personal injury law, employment law, labor law, and civil rights defense. Alikhan has also handled over 30 administrative hearings, and has been lead attorney in several successful federal jury trials.
Alikhan holds a J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law with a certificate in trial advocacy. Her B.A. is in political science and speech communications from University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana.
Alikhan can be reached at 312.784.1065 or [email protected] The website is amintalati.com.