Khadijah Q. McFadden


Khadijah Q. McFadden


Khadijah Q. McFadden

A dynamic attorney in our Insurance Defense group, Khadijah McFadden prides herself on performing a thorough initial case workup to develop a comprehensive strategy and guide her clients through the litigation process.

Khadijah began her law career as a law clerk for Zausmer. She later served as a research attorney for the Michigan Court of Appeals. She honed her research skills in drafting reports and court opinions on civil and criminal matters. After her time at the Michigan Court of Appeals, Khadijah moved to a large metro Detroit insurance defense firm, where she focused on first- and third-party auto litigation.

Khadijah also has experience representing low-income individuals, seniors, and survivors of domestic violence as a Staff Attorney for Lakeshore Legal Aid. In addition, Khadijah serves as a board member of the Southeast Michigan Senior Regional Collaborative and assists with the development of Eldercaring Coordination, an ADR program for families in high-conflict scenarios.

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Practice Areas

Bar Admissions

  • State of Michigan


University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
Juris Doctor, cum laude, 2019

  • Detroit Mercy Law Fellow & Ambassador
  • American Inns of Court
  • Law Review
  • Moot Court
  • Teaching Assistant for Legal Theory and Analysis
  • Dean’s List
  • Eight Book Awards
  • Service Awards

Montclair State University
Bachelor of Science and Business Administration, 2000

Professional Groups

  • State Bar of Michigan


  • The Tax Web of Unredeemed Gambling Chips,
    University of Detroit Mercy Law Review, (2019-2020)

In the Community

  • Board Member, Southeast Michigan Senior Regional Collaborative
  • Alumni Board Member, University of Detroit Mercy