Tahanie A. Aboushi

Tahanie is the founding-partner of the Aboushi Law Firm and an experienced litigator. Her practice includes civil rights; personal injury; employment matters; discrimination; and police misconduct. She is zealous in her protection and defense of her youngest clients: children sexually assaulted or harmed while in school.

For over a decade, Tahanie has represented hundreds of plaintiffs in lawsuits against the City of New York, NYPD, Department of Education and other agencies. Through impact litigation, Tahanie has changed policies, including a class action settlement for women who were forced to remove their hijabs during post-arrest processing which changed NYPD policy.

During the Muslim Ban, Tahanie co-led a group of lawyers at JFK airport who worked for 4 consecutive days to get travelers who had been unfairly detained by CBP out of detention. She is a former board member of the New York Civil Liberties Union and is a current board member of Manhattan Community Board 10. She also sits on the advisory board for the St. John’s University Legal Studies Program. Tahanie recently ran a historic campaign for Manhattan District Attorney.