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Adil M. Khan is a commercial litigator with a primary focus on commercial disputes, class actions, and labor & employment matters. He has diverse experience in all phases of civil litigation, from the pleadings stage through trial, in both state and federal courts.

Adil has represented companies in a variety of contexts, including pursuing former executives and managers for theft of trade secret, unfair competition, conversion, and fraud. He has helped his clients navigate commercial real estate disputes and lender liability claims.

He also has wide-ranging experience with consumer class action litigation, including the defense of a publicly traded, for-profit owner of various "trade schools" in multiple class actions alleging claims under Unfair Competition Law, False Advertising Law and Consumer Legal Remedies Act.

His labor & employment work concentrates on the defense of wage-and hour-class actions under federal and state law, as well as individual and multi-plaintiff claims involving discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.

In prior years, Adil gained considerable experience in representing several juice makers in defending claims of false advertising under the Lanham Act.

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