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CAMBA's 10th Anniversary Annual Meeting Dinner
It is our honor and privilege to celebrate CAMBA's 10 year anniversary Annual Meeting Dinner at the Washington Plaza Hotel on Friday, December 9, 2022. Please join us for a wonderful evening of fellowship and a panel discussion with our esteemed Speakers from government, nonprofit, and corporate on CAMBA's growth and the role of Muslim attorneys over the years. A formal sit down dinner will be served.
Please be sure to register today! Tickets are limited! We look forward to seeing you at the event!
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Isra Bhatty is an attorney working in the federal government. Isra previously served as Senior Counsel to the Deputy Attorney General at the Department of Justice. Prior to joining DOJ, Isra spent a number of years in the private sector litigating complex civil and criminal cases. Isra is a graduate of the Yale Law School, the University of Chicago, and the University of Oxford, where she obtained her PhD in Social Intervention.
Edward Ahmed Mitchell is an attorney serving as the Deputy Director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR). Edward previously served as the Executive Director of CAIR-Georgia from 2016 to 2020. Before joining CAIR-Georgia, Edward practiced law as a criminal prosecutor for the City of Atlanta, and worked as a freelance journalist for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He has also served as vice president and secretary of the National Association of Muslim Lawyers, an editor of Atlanta Muslim, a member of the Georgia Association of Muslim Lawyers, and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Islamic Community Center of Atlanta. Edward is a graduate of Morehouse College and Georgetown University Law Center, where he served as editor-in-chief of The Georgetown Law Weekly.
Fatema Merchant is a Partner at Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP in their Government Contracts, Investigations & International Trade Practice Group. At Sheppard Mullin, Fatema is the Co-Chair of the D.C. Diversity Working Group. She also serves on the pro bono committee and is actively involved in various pro bono matters, including representation of asylum seekers. Prior to joining Sheppard Mullin, Fatema worked in the D.C. office of another international law firm, where she also seconded as a Special Assistant Attorney General with the District of Columbia Office of the Attorney General. She has also served as the President of CAMBA. Fatema is a graduate of Al-Jamea-Tus-Saifiyah Arabic Academy and American University Washington College of Law.