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Umar Farooq

Umar Farooq

Big-firm experience. Personal approach. Practical solutions.

Buffalo
New York
Licensed in
NY, DC
SUNY Buffalo Law School

"Quick turnaround time, gave me a better solution than what I originally asked for!"

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About
When it comes to corporate and commercial law matters, you need a lawyer that not only has a deep understanding of the law, but is passionate about your company’s continued success. With over ten years of experience, including time at a global law firm, I provide personal service and practical solutions to tackle your most challenging legal issues.

Whether it’s helping to get your business off the ground or handling tough negotiations in a pivotal transaction, I’m available to provide insightful legal counsel and trustworthy guidance.

To learn if I’m the right fit, schedule a free 15-minute introductory call with me.
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"Good"

Draft Business Consulting Agreement
Posted on Apr 20, 2018
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"Umar was easy to work with. I would work with Umar again in the future. Highly recommended."

Terminate Business Consulting Agreement
Posted on Apr 2, 2018
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"No"

Review Operating Agreement
Posted on Mar 17, 2018
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"It was great working with Umar. I will certainly be back."

Assist with Terms of Service
Posted on Mar 13, 2018
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"He is fantastic to work with and he walk everything with me step by step. I would like to retain him, that is if he'll have me."

Corporate Formation Services
Posted on Mar 9, 2018
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"Umar is good."

Commission Sales Agreement
Posted on Mar 3, 2018

Work History

Umar Farooq Esq. P.C.

Business Lawyer

Aug 2012 - Present

Advising domestic and international clients on a wide range of corporate, commercial and intellectual property law matters. Assisting several entrepreneurs launch and grow startups. Successfully negotiating and resolving multiple commercial disputes.

Aug 2012 - Present

Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP

Of Counsel

Aug 2015 - Sep 2016

Represented clients in a wide range of corporate and commercial law matters including business and start-up formation and financing; joint ventures, international expansion/foreign investment, international acquisitions, business and personal property purchase and financing (e.g. aircraft), investment funds formation and private placement of securities and other financial products.

Aug 2015 - Sep 2016

Al Rayan Investment

Head of Legal

Apr 2011 - Aug 2012

Developed and implemented legal strategy for the investment bank. Provided deal support to asset management and financial advisory teams. Implemented various corporate development initiatives, including the successful acquisition of Islamic Bank of Britain (IBB) by Masraf Al Rayan. Developed LMA-conformed Islamic Finance documentation for Masraf Al Rayan’s consumer and SME lending.

Apr 2011 - Aug 2012

Dentons

Associate

Feb 2008 - Mar 2011

Provided corporate and commercial law advice to various US and international clients as part of Dentons international corporate and commercial law practice group.

Feb 2008 - Mar 2011

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