Tonny Ahmed
Pronouns
He/Him
Year
2021
Chapter
Position
Assistant District Attorney, Philadelphia District Attorney's Office
Tonny Ahmed is an Assistant District Attorney in Philadelphia. He litigates felony preliminary hearings and misdemeanor trials before the Philadelphia Municipal Court. While working at the District Attorney’s Office, he also managed a new diversion program for young individuals charged with selling marijuana. This program provides alternatives to traditional prosecution with harm reduction interventions. Tonny was awarded a full scholarship to University of Toledo College of Law. After graduating from law school in 2016, he clerked for President Judge Emeritus Frederica A. Massiah-Jackson at the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas for two and a half years. While clerking, Tonny earned his second law degree— Master of Laws (LLM) in Trial Advocacy from Temple University Beasley School of Law. He is also actively involved with the Emerging Leaders Program for Pathways to Housing PA and Co-Vice President of Law Student Outreach for South Asian Bar Association of Philadelphia. Tonny is a first generation Bengali-American. He has lived in Philadelphia with his beloved family for 25 years. He loves to watch his Eagles on Sundays. His favorite cheesesteak spot is John’s Roast Pork. Most importantly, he is a proud alumni of Central High School.