AJ had full confidence and trust in me and in my case that he told me, "I will get your job back!" And he surely did.
– Harjit, Employment Client
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AJ Dhali

Hi! I am A.J. and I am the principal attorney at Dhali PLLC. I graduated from New York Law School and I began my employment law career defending employers and insurance companies at Laughlin, Falbo, Levy and Moresi, LLP. I then decided to shift gears and worked as an Executive Director, for an international non-governmental organization (NGO) fighting big corporations who were polluting inner city neighborhoods.

Armed with this experience, I returned to the practice of law as in-house counsel for the labor federation Change to Win, defending employees and hourly workers like the Teamsters and SEIU from employers who were cracking down on employee and union rights. I even went on a strike on behalf of my union brothers and sisters! Inspired by the struggle of working families and workers, I started my own law firm soon after, in 2008, and engaged exclusively in employment and labor law.  I have since successfully sued Fortune 500 companies, regional employers, and government agencies for violating federal and state employment laws, resulting in favorable settlements to my clients. I am presently a board member of the “Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association” (MWELA) a plaintiff’s side trial employment law association. I am also a member of the “National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA)” and a Board of Director of the “Crittenton Services of Greater Washington,” a local non-profit that empowers teenage girls to achieve, educational, cultural and social excellence.

Things the World Knows About Me.

I am a huge fan of Liverpool Football Club. And I will get up at 3 am to watch a match!

This is Anfield!

This is Anfield.

As a spiritual individual, I also attend Sunday services. It keeps me grounded and re-emphasizes to me the principles of justice and equality, and helping those in need.

I love to read, and I am currently reading “The Metaphysical Club” by Louis Menard and “Shibumi” by Trevanian.

Maybe In My Next Life!I also always wanted to be a rock star and  a Formula 1 race car driver, preferably at the same time! Unfortunately, both those wishes seemed to have gone up in flames! C’est la vie!

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