Nabihah has extensive experience leading litigation matters in both state and federal courts.
Nabihah graduated from the University of Missouri Honors College with a degree in Biological Sciences, a degree in Political Science, and a Master of Public Health degree with Delta Omega Honors. She received her Juris Doctor degree with Honors from the University of Chicago Law School, where she was the recipient of the Thomas R. Mulroy Prize for Excellence in Appellate Advocacy and Oral Argument, the Edwin F. Mandel Award for Exceptional Contributions to the Law School Clinical Education Program, and was the Quarterfinalist in the 2017 American Bar Association First Amendment and Media Law Moot Court Competition.
After law school she was selected as the Mikva Fellow by The Kanter Family Foundation for a litigation fellowship at a national civil rights organization where she led federal lawsuits in relation to First Amendment and Equal Protection violations, government transparency, and employment discrimination. Following her fellowship, she was a staff attorney at Civil Rights Corps in Washington, D.C. where her docket included federal cases at every stage of litigation, from pre-filing negotiations to class action settlements.
She is formerly an associate at Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP, an elite boutique litigation firm, in the Washington D.C. office. Her matters included government and congressional investigations, complex commercial disputes, and appellate litigation. Her clients included individual investors, Fortune 10 companies, and nonprofit organizations.
She is admitted to practice law in New York, and her Illinois admission is pending.