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Joe Khan

Lecturer in Law

Joe Khan

Joe Khan is a nationally recognized trial and appellate lawyer who has litigated hundreds of cases in state and federal courts. After a 16 year career as a federal and city prosecutor leading high profile criminal prosecutions of CEOs, politicians and sex offenders, Mr. Khan now prosecutes civil claims of corporate misconduct throughout the U.S.  A public interest lawyer at Langer Grogan & Diver, he serves as a fellow of Litigation Counsel of America, and a member of the Philadelphia Bar Association Chancellor's Rule of Law Commission and the South Asian Bar Association of Philadelphia.



Mr. Khan has a lifelong commitment to public service. and is an active with several non-profit boards, civic groups and political organizations. He currently leads the Boards of Directors for Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse, Second Generation PAC, and LEAD PA. He has received numerous awards for his public service and won widespread acclaim as the runner-up in the seven-way primary election for Philadelphia District Attorney in 2017.



Mr. Khan lectures across the country and frequently appears in local and national media to discuss legal issues. He began his career in the Philadelphia DA’s Office prosecuting sexual assault, child abuse and domestic violence before serving for a decade as an Assistant United States Attorney for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, where he led some the most significant corruption investigation and prosecutions in the region's history. He is a lifelong Philadelphian and graduated from the city’s public schools before earning degrees from Swarthmore College and the University of Chicago Law School.

Expertise

  • Evidence
  • Litigation
  • Criminal Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Criminal Sentencing
  • Professional Responsibility
  • Law and Criminal Justice
  • Public Interest

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