Ehsan M. Khah is an attorney in Jenner & Block’s Washington, DC office and a member of the firm’s Litigation Department. He has worked on matters across a spectrum of industries and possesses experience in the areas of complex litigation, commercial disputes and contracts, domestic and cross-border internal investigations, international trade, bank regulation, economic sanctions, and compliance. He has also participated in the multiyear monitorship of a major global investment bank and financial services company. Mr. Khah is a fluent speaker of Persian (Farsi) and German.
Mr. Khah’s practice spans a broad array of industries and technologies, having worked on matters pertaining to the banking and financial, pharmaceutical, healthcare, information technology, government contracts, chemical, entertainment, and cybersecurity industries. He has also participated in the monitorship of Credit Suisse AG following the bank’s $715 million settlement with the New York Department of Financial Services, part of a broader $2.6 billion settlement that involved the US Department of Justice and federal regulators.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Khah maintained a private practice representing and advising domestic and international corporations and individuals on a range of legal matters, including corporate transactions and governance, contracts, employment law, regulatory compliance, trade, economic sanctions (incl. OFAC compliance and licensing), and business immigration matters. He also aided clients with managing discovery and pre-trial preparations in a number of complex litigation matters, including high profile, multibillion-dollar Hatch-Waxman pharmaceutical patent infringement cases.
Mr. Khah graduated with High Distinction from the University of Virginia, where he received his B.A. in both Foreign Affairs and Middle East Studies and a minor in German Language and Literature. He earned his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law. While at law school, Mr. Khah served as Articles Editor of the Virginia Journal of Law and Technology.
Mr. Khah is active in a number of professional and community organizations and maintains an active pro bono practice. He has represented clients in landlord-tenant disputes and criminal defense matters and provides free legal services to low-income elderly individuals and nonprofit organizations in the DC metropolitan area. Having spent parts of his life in the Middle East and Europe, he is a fluent speaker of German and Persian (Farsi) and has a working knowledge of French.
Mr. Khah is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia and the District of Columbia.