Sania Khan

Sania Khan

President

Sania Khan is an Assistant Attorney General in the Civil Rights Bureau at the Office of the New York State Attorney General. She has worked to challenge the addition of the citizenship question on the decennial Census, the termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (“DACA”) program, and the Muslim Bans.  In addition, she works on issues related to the prevention and prosecution of hate crimes, technology and civil rights, and religious rights. Sania has also served as the Muslim Communities Liaison for the Attorney General’s Office. In 2015, she created a legal education course entitled “The Muslim-American Community: An Introduction to the Basics of Islamic Practices and Relevant Emerging Legal Trends,” which hundreds of government attorneys across the state attended. The Course was also held at the New York City Bar Association, and co-sponsored by MuBANY.  Sania is a graduate of the University of Miami School of Law, Class of 2009.