Education & Admissions
- Board of Directors, New Jersey Muslim Lawyers Association
- Board of Directors for Muslims for Peace
- Board of Directors for the Asian American Bar Association of New York, Past Member
Umar A. Sheikh is a Principal attorney and the Chair of the Real Estate Law and Business Transactions practice group. With over twenty years of practical experience, Mr. Sheikh 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. Mr. Sheikh 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, Mr. Sheikh 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.
Currently Mr. Sheikh serves on the Board of Directors for both the New Jersey Muslim Lawyers Association and Muslims for Peace, Inc. He 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, New Jersey Muslim Lawyers Association, and the Asian American Bar Association of New York. He received his JD from Brooklyn Law School in 2000.