Lala R. Qadir is an associate in the firm’s Washington, DC office. Her practice focuses on data privacy and security, international trade/national security, public policy and government affairs, and white collar defense/investigations.
Ms. Qadir also brings six years of leadership and management experience in strategic planning, performance management, change management, and policy formulation.
Before attending law school, Ms. Qadir led federal and international government clients in aligning strategy and driving accountability as a strategic management consultant with Booz Allen in the areas of national security, homeland defense, and judicial reform. She previously served as Director of Strategy and Performance for the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, and was a Harvard University Center for Public Leadership Fellow with the F.W. de Klerk Foundation in Cape Town, South Africa. She has also published scientific articles in the areas of military energetics and nanotechnology.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Qadir clerked for Chief Judge James E. Baker of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces.