Mills College at Northeastern University 
Mills Hall, Office 214
5000 MacArthur Boulevard
Oakland, CA 94613-1301

Phone: 1-510-430-2235
Fax: 617-373-8090





Lila Abdul-Rahim joined the Office of General Counsel in July 2022. Initially as the Mills Campus Risk Manager/Insurance and Legal Administrator, Lila became an Associate General counsel in November 2022. Lila began her legal career as a partner in her own firm in Oakland, CA from 1984-2005, representing plaintiffs in civil litigation and applicant-side Workers’ Compensation matters.  Then she joined Karasoff & Associates, San Francisco as a Senior Associate handling defense-side Workers’ Compensation and related civil litigation until 2013. After a 2 1/2 -year hiatus in Greece, Lila joined Mills College in Oakland in 2016 as the Insurance and Legal Coordinator.   

Lila received her J.D. from University of California College of the Law in San Francisco and her B.A. in Administrative and Legal Processes from Mills College.  She is admitted to the bar in California.