Maliha Khan

Senior Associate

Phone number
(202) 342-8414

Maliha Khan is a senior associate in the firm’s International Trade practice. Maliha represents clients in trade remedy proceedings, including antidumping and countervailing duty (AD/CVD) investigations and reviews before the U.S. Department of Commerce and U.S. International Trade Commission, and appeals before the U.S. Court of International Trade. Maliha also assists clients on various customs matters, including enforcement proceedings before U.S. Customs and Border Protection pursuant to Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Action (UFLPA) detentions.

In 2023, Maliha was elected as a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). CFR is an independent, nonpartisan membership organization, think tank, and publisher. CFR’s Term Member Program, established to cultivate the next generation of foreign policy leaders, encourages promising young individuals from diverse backgrounds to engage in a sustained conversation on international affairs and U.S. foreign policy.

Prior to joining Kelley Drye, Maliha served as a compliance analyst and Presidential Management Fellow (PMF) at the U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration. During her time at Commerce, Maliha enforced U.S. AD/CVD laws, conducted investigations and reviews to remedy unfairly traded, dumped, and/or subsidized imports and determined the appropriate duties to offset unfair trade practices. She drafted briefing papers, questionnaires, decision memoranda, Federal Register notices, customs instructions, and various other documents. Maliha also worked on remands, sunset reviews, and scope inquiries, drafted briefs for litigation, and conducted sophisticated quantitative analysis to determine dumping margins and subsidy rates. As a PMF, Maliha was part of a highly selective, two-year training and leadership program designed for moving advanced degree graduates into government leadership positions.

Earlier in her career, Maliha interned at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, Office of General Counsel and Interagency Trade Enforcement Center. At USTR, Maliha analyzed WTO case law, conducted research on various U.S. trade policy issues, and helped prepare USTR staff for trade negotiations.