Isra Khuja, Esq.
Isra began as an attorney in the firm’s litigation and business transactions departments. In April 2021, the Detroit Legal News interviewed Isra and ran a front-page column focusing on her inspiration to practice law, the pursuit of social justice, success in law school, and her determination in becoming a business lawyer, aptly dubbing her “All Business.”
Recently, in January 2023, Isra served as Second Chair on an Arbitration Team that secured a $750,000 verdict in a complex wrongful death case, and, in 2022, she was part of an appeal team in a real estate fraud matter, achieving dismissal of the claims against her client and then securing affirmance on appeal.
Isra focuses her practice upon a variety of litigation matters and transactions in the areas of partnership and fiduciary duty, business tort, class action, and financial institutions and commercial special assets.
While at Wayne State University Law School, Isra was a member of the Moot Court team and served as a Director for the In-House Competition. She was also a National Team oralist and brief writer, and, in 2021, she earned the Moot Court Best Oralist Award, taking first place in a national Moot Court Competition from amongst 16 law schools. In order to promote diversity on campus, Isra re-activated the Middle Eastern Law Student Association with several of her classmates and was elected Co-President, 2019-2020. Isra is a Merit Award scholarship recipient and an active member of several organizations. She has also acquired valuable skills competing in the Transactional Law Competition.
Isra participated in the Corporate Counsel Externship Program where she was selected as an extern at Crain Communications. She also interned with the Third Judicial Circuit Court of Michigan. Before joining Rossman, P.C., Isra clerked in various public and private sector capacities and worked as a research assistant.
Isra is a member of the Privately Held Business Forum, a committee of the State Bar of Michigan, Business Law Section.
Prior to law school, Isra earned her B.A. from Wayne State University with a double major in Honors Political Science and English, graduating cum laude.
Isra is fluent in Arabic.
“There are certain intricacies of the business world business litigators must understand, and since each business and client is unique, it keeps me on my toes and always learning.” – Isra Khuja, Detroit Legal News, 4/15/2021