Albert Mokhiber, ESQ.
Mr. Mokhiber is an attorney in the Washington, D.C. area with an extensive background in immigration, government affairs, political consulting and public relations. A partner in the law firm, Mokhiber & Moretti, LLC, Mr. Mokhiber has an international practice dealing with individual and corporate clients concentrating in the areas of administrative, corporate, international and immigration law.
Mr. Mokhiber served as national president of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) from September 1990 to October 1994. In that capacity he has represented ADC in public and private forums across the United States, Europe and the Middle East and North Africa on issues ranging from civil rights, human rights, international relations, and expanding markets.
Mr. Mokhiber has served on the national boards of the Association of Arab-American University Graduate (AAUG), the American Committee on Jerusalem (ACJ) and ADC, for which he currently serves on the National Board and Executive Committee. In addition, Mr. Mokhiber has served as a co-chair of the Ethnic Affairs Committee of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. He served as a member of an international observer team for the 1997 elections in Yemen.
Mr. Mokhiber joined the ADC staff in 1984 as Director of Legal Services where he counseled thousands of members and developed a national legal referral network consisting of hundreds of attorneys. He represented ADC before the United States Supreme Court in the landmark case of St. Francis College v. Al-Khazraji which held that Arab-Americans were entitled to full protection under the Civil Rights Act.
A frequent media guest and lecturer, Mr. Mokhiber has been featured on numerous American and foreign radio and television shows from Larry King Live and Crossfire to print media pieces ranging from The New York Times
to People Magazine
Mr. Mokhiber holds a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and History from the State University of New York (SUNY) Binghamton and a Juris Doctorate from the SUNY Buffalo Faculty of Law and Jurisprudence. He is licensed to practice before the United States Supreme Court and in the states of New York, Virginia and the District of Columbia.
Mr. Mokhiber is the fourth generation of Lebanese-Americans in his family, who emigrated at the beginning of the last century.