Ayesha Ahmed is General Counsel of Nexus Pharmaceuticals, a pharmaceutical company that focuses on developing, manufacturing, and commercializing specialty and generic injectables. After graduating from law school in 2006 Ayesha began her career at a boutique litigation firm. She then went on to clerk for the Honorable Moshe Jacobius at the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois. In 2011 Ayesha joined Nexus Pharmaceuticals and is now part of the executive leadership team. Ayesha also serves on the board of the UMMA Center, a non-profit organization located in Waukegan, Illinois that empowers underserved communities throughout Lake County and is a member of the advisory council of the Pro-Bono Network which provides free legal assistance to individuals throughout the Chicagoland area. Ayesha received her Bachelor of Arts from Case Western Reserve University and her law degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law.