Umar   A. Sheikh
Principal

Contact

Phone: 732.218.1806
Fax: 732.218.1835
Mailing: 99 Wood Avenue South ,
Suite 302 , Iselin , NJ   08830
Linkedin: Umar Sheikh

PRACTICE FOCUS

Umar A. Sheikh is an attorney with over fifteen years of practical experience, having received his JD from Brooklyn Law School in 2000. Umar’s practice concentrates on all aspects of real estate law – purchases, sales, financing, development, leasing, evictions, foreclosures, management – and those areas of law that are related to real estate – corporate, tax, asset protection, estate planning, and litigation. Umar regularly represents parties in the purchase, sale and financing of multifamily, mixed-use, commercial and retail properties. He also represents borrowers in CMBS transactions, hard money lenders, and “fix and flip” investors.

In addition, Umar provides outside general counsel services to small and mid-size companies, as well as foreign investors and entities doing business, real estate or otherwise, in the United States.

Umar currently serves on the Board of Directors for Muslims for Peace and has previously served on the Board of Directors for the Asian American Bar Association of New York. He is a member of the American Bar Association and the Asian American Bar Association of New York.

Education & Admissions

  • Brooklyn Law School, J.D., 2000
  • City University of New York – Brooklyn College, B.A. 1997
  • State of New Jersey (2001)
  • State of New York (2001)
  • United States District Court District of New Jersey
  • United States District Court, Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court, Northern District of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • United States Court of Federal Claims

Activities

  • Board of Directors for Muslims for Peace
  • Board of Directors for the Asian American Bar Association of New York, Past Member