Loren L. AliKhan is Deputy Solicitor General for the District of Columbia, where she oversees civil and administrative appeals before the D.C. Court of Appeals, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court. Before joining the D.C. Office of the Attorney General in 2013, she was a counsel with O’Melveny & Myers LLP, focusing on Supreme Court and appellate litigation. Ms. Alikhan has also served as a Bristow Fellow in the Office of the Solicitor General at the U.S. Department of Justice and as a Temple Bar Scholar in London, England, where she worked with Lord David Hope of Craighead, Deputy President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom. She graduated magna cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center and clerked for the Honorable Louis H. Pollak on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the Honorable Thomas L. Ambro on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
Ms. Alikhan has worked with O’Melveny’s Supreme Court and Appellate Practice Clinic at Harvard Law School and the legal writing program at Yale Law School. From 2010-2013, she served on the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers’ Amicus Curiae Committee. In 2014, she was named to the National Law Journal’s “40 Under 40” list of Washington lawyers.