About Omar Hakim
Omar Hakim is a corporate and securities attorney in the New York City-based firm, Mona Shah & Associates. He has years of experience in the financial regulatory system, securities matters, corporate finance, and general corporate governance matters, and assists clients in these areas. Attorney Hakim has held positions at major federal regulatory agencies in the past, including the SEC, the CFTC, and the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services, and he applies this knowledge to his work at Mona Shah & Associates.
Mona Shah & Associates has helped numerous investors to navigate the EB-5 immigrant investment visa program, and has also worked with various EB-5 projects/regional centers. The firm’s securities attorneys have experience in EB-5 securities-related issues such as Regulation D, Regulation S, the broker-dealer relationship requirement, and disclosure requirements.
The firm has had EB-5 and SEC articles included in publications by organizations such as the American Immigration Lawyers Association and EB5Investors.com. Covered EB-5 and securities law topics include: SEC due diligence requirements and EB-5, EB-5 financing and crowdfunding, the JOBS Act and EB-5, conducting general solicitation in EB-5, SEC enforcement action in EB-5 securities fraud cases, and more.
After earning his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Georgetown University, Attorney Hakim went on to graduate from the Georgetown University Law Center with his Master of Laws in Securities and Financial Regulation. He then attended the University of Virginia and earned his Juris Doctor. He is licensed to practice law in the state of New York and the District of Columbia. Attorney Hakim is a member of AILA’s N.Y. Chapter - Corporate Practice Committee, along with that chapter’s Department of Labor Committee.