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Shams Hirji

Simon Karas Fellow & Deputy Solicitor General
Office of the Solicitor General
Office: 614-466-8980

Shams is the 2019-2020 Simon Karas Fellow and a Deputy Solicitor General in the Ohio Attorney General’s Office. Before joining the office, he served as one of Judge Nalbandian’s four original law clerks on the Sixth Circuit. And before that, he worked as a litigation associate at Sidley Austin in Los Angeles, California.

  • State of Ohio
  • State of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2017
  • University of Southern California, B.S., magna cum laude, 2013