Talib I. Karim – Managing Attorney
Talib I. Karim serves the Managing Attorney for TEC Law, directing the firm’s work to assist clients with technology, health, real estate, probate, wills, and child custody matters. Over his career, Talib has spent a number of years in the public sector. Talib served as the Special Counsel to the Mayor of the District of Columbia, Chief Counsel and Legislative Director for Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, and an honors program staffer with the Federal Communications Commission. As a private practice lawyer, Talib has represented a cross-section of clients including physicians and hospitals; land developers; environmental engineers; satellite companies; cable programmers; Fortune 500 government contractors; public officials; and A-list entertainers.
In addition, Talib writes on legal matters for national and local publications including MSNBC’s theGriot,Washington Informer, and Afro-American. Talib has served as a legal correspondent and talk show host for WPFW-FM.
Talib is the immediate past Co-Chair of the Health Law Section of the National Bar Association and has also served as the President of the Howard University School of Law Alumni Club of the DC Area. Talib is currently involved with the Washington Bar Association and the Capital Area Muslim Bar Association. Talib’s advocacy has captured the attention of seveal media outlets including the Washington Post, Washington Examiner, and NBC4.
Talib’s college career was launched at the U.S. Air Force Academy, in Colorado. Ultimately, Talib earned his BS in Mechanical Engineering and JD in law from the prestigious Howard University.
Advocacy runs in the veins of Talib’s family, Talib’s wife, brother, sister, and three sisters-in-laws are members of the legal profession. Talib’s legal career was inspired by his late father, a civil rights leader who worked with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and initiated a federal class-action suit that ended decades of discrimination in Memphis, TN.