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Mahjabeen Qadir – Acting General Counsel

As Acting General Counsel for the Ohio Department of Health, Mahjabeen Qadir currently oversees all ODH legal activities in the Office of General Counsel and assists the ODH leadership team in defining and achieving the agency's goals and objectives.

Mahjabeen has worked in ODH’s Office of General Counsel since 2012, and was acting General Counsel again in 2014 during that transition. She has helped analyze and draft rules and regulations on everything from environmental health issues to newborn screenings.

Prior to that, she graduated from Capital University Law School and then spent more than nine years in the Office of the Ohio Attorney General. At the AG’s Office, she specialized in employment law, assisted with international tobacco cases and argued before appellate courts. She also represented clients in settlement discussions and mediation.

Last Updated: 4/19/2017