Abdul Rehman Khan

Adjunct Professor of Legal Practice (portrait)

Assistant Clinical Professor

  • Degrees:

  • J.D., Rutgers University | B.A., Rutgers University
  • Contact:

  • [email protected]
  • Tel: 973-642-8700
  • Courses:

  • Torts, Housing & Legal Design Clinic, Introduction to Lawyering, Civil Litigation and Practice Clinic

Abdul Rehman Khan is an Assistant Clinical Professor at Seton Hall Law School’s Center for Social Justice. He directs the Housing & Legal Design Clinic and founded the New Jersey Legal Design Lab, a social change laboratory that shifts power into local movements through co-creation design methods, understanding law as a source of its own design. His interests encompass racial and economic justice, appellate strategy, and the right to an adequate standard of living, particularly focusing on tenant conditions. Professor Khan also teaches Torts and has directed the Civil Litigation Clinic.

Prior to joining Seton Hall Law, Professor Khan served as the inaugural Pro Bono Fellow for the City of Newark with McCarter & English. In this capacity, he leveraged the firm’s pro bono resources to represent tenants facing eviction and he collaborated with stakeholders to influence public opinion on the critical societal aspects of eviction. Additionally, he taught Constitutional Law & Civil Liberties and Research Methods & Social Impact in the Political Science Department at Saint Peter’s University. He previously worked as a litigation associate and served as an appellate law clerk.

Professor Khan serves on the Board of Directors for Essex-Newark Legal Services, the primary source of free civil legal assistance for thousands of individuals and families in Essex County. He has been appointed to the New Jersey Supreme Court Special Civil Part Practice Committee and was a member of the New Jersey State Bar Pro Bono Committee. Additionally, he has served on the boards of the South Asian Bar Association of New Jersey and the American Muslim Bar Association. Abdul Rehman Khan is a graduate of Rutgers University and Rutgers Law School.