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Omar A. Siddiqui

Omar A. Siddiqui

Attorney/ Founding Partner @ Siddiqui Law + FBI National Director (CAAA) +CIA Partner + 2018 U.S. Congressional Candidate (CA48)

A trial lawyer and an engineer, high-profile Attorney OMAR A. SIDDIQUI is a founding partner of the law firm SIDDIQUI LAW, a Prof. Corp. (fka Ulwelling Siddiqui LLP). Mr. Siddiqui and his high-profile cases consistently appear in prominent media circuits including television, radio and newspapers. A powerful courtroom advocate, Mr. Siddiqui is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, and has been selected as "Super Lawyer" numerous times, including 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019.

Primary focuses of Mr. Siddiqui's practice include trial advocacy & litigation in state and federal courts throughout the country. Mr. Siddiqui's diverse practice includes civil & business litigation, corporate law, criminal defense, entertainment, sports & media law, intellectual property (copyrights (c), trademarks (r), patents), labor & employment, cyber law (computer, internet & e-commerce), science & technology law, environmental law, tort & personal injury, construction law (architect & engineer), as well as professional liability.

On the front lines of national defense, Mr. Siddiqui also serves as an advisor and consultant to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on issues of national security and counter-terrorism and is an advisor and partner with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Mr. Siddiqui is presently FBI National Director of Special Projects (CAAA) and was formerly Chairman of the Board of the FBI Los Angeles CAAA. An active member of the FBI InfraGard Alliance, he serves as an advisor to several law enforcement agencies throughout the nation. For his efforts as a first line of defense in national security matters, Mr. Siddiqui has been bestowed with numerous honors and awards. He is a recipient of several Certificates of Congressional Recognition from the U.S. House of Representatives, the California State Assembly, the CIA, and the Department of Justice and the FBI, including the prestigious FBI Director's Leadership Award presented by FBI Director James Comey at FBI Headquarters in Washington DC on April 2016. Mr. Siddiqui has met President Barack Obama on numerous occasions, including at the White House, and was amiably referred to by the President as "The Lawyer".

Mr. Siddiqui obtained a Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount University, where he currently serves on the Loyola Law School Board of Directors. Mr. Siddiqui's legal experience includes serving as a senior litigation associate at a prominent law firm. He also served as a judicial clerk for the United States District Court and the Superior Court of California (Orange County) where he garnered extensive knowledge of both the federal and state court systems.

Mr. Siddiqui is a civil, computer, and environmental engineer and holds Master of Science (M.S.) and Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degrees in Engineering from the University of Southern California (USC). As Co-founder and former President of a computer manufacturing and consulting firm, Mr. Siddiqui gained extensive computer engineering experience in hardware, software, and technology development. He has also gained extensive engineering experience as a Civil & Environmental Engineer at a well-known engineering firm where he worked on numerous design projects.

In 2017 & 2018, Mr. Siddiqui was a U.S. Congressional Candidate running for the House of Representatives for California's 48th District. (www.OmarInTheHouse.com<http://www.omarinthehouse.com/>). In the top two-jungle primary, Mr. Siddiqui ranked #5 out of 16 candidates in his first-ever election.

From simple transactions to complex high-stakes litigation to working with the FBI and the CIA, he is known for his innovative solutions, investigations, and case strategies. Trial Lawyer + Engineer + Scientist = Problem Solver.
"You [Omar Siddiqui] have done extraordinary good across communities in this country and have made a lasting difference. Thank you for that good, thank you for what you represent, and thank you for inspiring not just the FBI but this entire country." - FBI Director James Comey (April 2016)