Director of Public Interest Scholars & Counseling
Aisha works with the Law School’s Stein Scholars Program in Public Interest Law & Ethics. She also counsels students and alumni on all aspects of the public sector job search and organizes programs and events for the Fordham community. For almost ten years prior to coming to Fordham, Aisha worked as a civil legal services attorney representing low and moderate-income homeowners facing foreclosure, many of whom had predatory mortgage loans. She began this work in Philadelphia, as an Independence Foundation Fellow at Community Legal Services of Philadelphia, and continued it in New York at Queens Legal Services (part of Legal Services NYC). Prior to her direct legal services work, Aisha clerked for Judge James T. Giles of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and for Judge William L. Chapman, Jr. and Judge Michael K. Newell of the Delaware Family Court. Aisha is a graduate of the Temple University Beasley School of Law and Swarthmore College.
Aisha is admitted to the Bar in New York and Pennsylvania.