Global Conference 2010

Speaker's Biography

Omar Wohabe

Partner, Wohabe Law Offices LLP

Omar Wohabe is a Partner of Wohabe Law Offices LLP, based in New York. The firm serves private- and public-sector clients from the Arab Gulf in diverse domestic and international transactions and activities, and clients from other jurisdictions with respect to their business interests in the Gulf. Wohabe frequently represents clients in connection with private equity, venture capital, real estate and other commercial transactions, with some transactions made in conformity with Islamic law. Wohabe also advises clients on fund formation and capital market transactions, and serves as outside general counsel to clients, generally in connection with investment transactions and commercial assignments, but also with respect to litigation, regulatory and compliance matters in the United States and Arab Gulf jurisdictions. He is president of the Arab Bankers Association of North America. He received a bachelor′s degree from Williams College and a J.D. from Cornell Law School.

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