Hafsah obtained her J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School and her B.A. from the University of South Florida. During law school, Hafsah served in Vanderbilt's Civil Practice Clinic and participated in mock trial and Street Law. Before joining Williams & Connolly, Hafsah interned for the State Department at the U.S. Mission to the U.N. in Geneva, Switzerland, working for the Office of Legal Advisor and the Political and Specialized Agencies Section. She also interned in the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Middle District of Florida, Civil Division.