“Education is a personal passion of mine. I like learning about educational theories, movements, charter schools, school choice–it’s all up my alley.
I really love working with schools and public entities, and my experience in private practice and at CalTrans has been a big advantage.”
– Omer Khan
“One aspect of working for school districts I really enjoy is the collaboration. All the parties involved are focused on what’s best for the child.
I have a particular love for the field of special education, and that enjoyment, coupled with a background in public policy, helps me deliver
– Omer Khan
Omer Khan Bio
Omer Khan is an associate attorney who counsels school districts, county boards of education, charter schools, and special education local plan areas on a range of public agency issues. Omer also litigates on behalf of public educational agencies in a diverse array of civil matters, from employment-related issues to construction disputes to allegations of sexual harassment, including representation in front of a wide range of administrative tribunals. Omer also helps public educational agencies navigate the complex special education process, including advising clients on compliance with the Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.
Before joining Edwards, Stevens & Tucker, Omer was an attorney in the public agency practice group at Kronick, Moskovitz, Tiedemann & Girard, representing cities, districts, and JPAs on governmental and litigation matters. He then worked as a Deputy Attorney at the California Department of Transportation as a full time litigator on behalf of a large state agency on a variety of matters involving government claims and employment law, as well as providing advice on the Public Records Act and analysis regarding pertinent state legislation.
In his spare time, Omer loves blogging about the Sacramento Kings and the NBA. Omer is a staff writer at the Kings Herald, the most popular Sacramento Kings fan blog on the internet and is anxiously awaiting better Kings’ seasons ahead.
J.D., University of California, Davis School of Law, 2017
B.A., University of California, Berkeley, 2011