Tawfiq Ali is CAIR-Chicago’s first Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) Fellow. Tawfiq is a graduate of Harvard University with a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and received his law degree from Harvard Law School in June 2007. He is an alumnus of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, where he provided pro bono legal assistance, representation, and advocacy for indigent clients suffering sexual harassment, domestic violence, termination of benefits, and potential eviction from their homes. He now resides in Chicago, where currently works as an associate with the law firm Kirkland & Ellis LLP.
Tawfiq’s work on several projects at CAIR-Chicago, such as the Employment Discrimination Project, the Police Misconduct Project, and continues assistance in the Citizenship Delay Project. His contributions to the Civil Rights Department continue to be an invaluable asset to the Muslim community.
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