Rahmah A. Abdulaleem, Esq. Executive Director
Interim Executive Director
Rahmah A. Abdulaleem is the Executive Director of KARAMAH. Ms. Abdulaleem graduated from Duke University with a double major in Religion and Sociology and a Certificate in Markets & Management Studies, and obtained her Juris Doctorate from the University of Michigan Law School. While at Michigan, she was involved in legal research as a member of the Editorial Board of the Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review. Ms. Abdulaleem was a Board Member on the Mohammed Schools of Atlanta Consultative Board from 2005 to 2014 serving as Board Chair from 2009 to 2011. She was also a Board Member of the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys Foundation from 2011 to 2017 serving as the Scholarship Co-Chair from 2012-2016. Ms. Abdulaleem is a member of the State Bar of Georgia. She serves as Program Co-Director for the CLE-at-Sea for the Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys. Ms. Abdulaleem is a frequent presenter at continuing legal education programs and an adjunct professor at the University of District of Columbia, David A. Clarke School of Law. Prior to joining KARAMAH, Ms. Abdulaleem represented clients in a variety of automotive, pharmaceutical and asbestos actions and as an arbitrator where she provided assistance resolving small claims to parties from diverse backgrounds with varying needs. She has successfully settled numerous cases through arbitration, mediation and negotiation.