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Omar is a Partner and Head of Banking & Finance in Al Tamimi & Company’s Kuwait office. Prior to joining Al Tamimi & Company, Omar was an Associate at Greenberg Traurig, LLP, where he focused his practice on advising private equity firms and privately held companies on a broad range of corporate transactions, including, without limitation, corporate formation, mergers and acquisitions, early stage venture financing, fund formation and corporate governance.
Omar’s experience includes representing both lenders and companies in a variety of conventional and Islamic finance transactions. Omar has extensive experience in structuring, negotiating and advising clients on a wide variety of finance and acquisition transactions. His clients include regional, European and US banks, government entities and corporate borrowers. Most recently, Omar has served as counsel on both the financier and borrower side of a number of Shari’a complaint transactions.
2009 – Juris Doctor, University of California, Hastings College of the Law
1999 – BS in Business Administration, University of California Berkeley
2014 – American Bar Association
2009 – State California Bar