Mujeeb Shah-Khan: New City Attorney of Monroe

July 24, 2014 by  


MujeebThe Monroe City Council has chosen S. Mujeeb Shah-Khan as its next City Attorney. Shah-Khan was appointed by city council by a 6-1 vote.

Shah-Khan, 45, has more than 20 years of experience practicing law. He will oversee Monroe’s legal department, including its Assistant City Attorney and administrative support staff. He will serve as chief legal counsel to Monroe’s City Council, while also providing legal opinions and reviews of city ordinances, resolutions and amendments, and overseeing the representation of the city in all legal matters.

Shah-Khan served most recently as City Attorney of Greensboro. Previous to that he served as Assistant City Attorney and Senior Assistant City Attorney in Charlotte from 2002 through 2012. As a Senior Assistant City Attorney, he was responsible for serving as Charlotte’s legal counsel for its clerk’s office and was the city’s first-ever designated public-records attorney.

Before joining the City of Charlotte, Shah-Khan was a civil litigator at two Charlotte law firms: Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP and Poyner Spruill LLP. He holds an undergraduate degree in political science from Duke University and a law degree from Mercer University. He is licensed to practice law in North Carolina and Georgia.

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