ADC Legal Department News

Washington, DC, August 4, 2005, – The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) announces the appointment of Kareem Shora as Director of the Legal Department. Shora joined ADC as Legal Advisor in 2000, before being named Director of Legal Policy in 2004.
ADC also welcomes Ms. Lema Bashir, Esq, as a new Legal Advisor with the Legal Department. Five attorneys currently staff the ADC Legal Department: Lema Bashir, Carol Khawly, Leila Laoudji, Kareem Shora, and Nawar Shora. They can be reached via email to
Ms. Bashir, who is fluent in Arabic, joins ADC after concluding a litigation fellowship with Bernabei & Katz, PLLC, in Washington, DC. She received her Doctorate of Jurisprudence (JD) from the University of Nebraska College of Law in 2004 and is admitted to practice law in Maryland. In 2003, she completed a summer internship with the ADC Legal Department.
To report an incident of discrimination, contact ADC’s Legal Department. You may report an incident online at:
The Legal Department can also be reached at:
Telephone: 202-244-2990
Fax: 202-244-3196

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