Lawyer who brings a positive attitude and sense of humor to the office. Tirelessly pursues tough cases and never backs down from a challenge.
Legal Research Network
Professional and personable
Outstanding public speaker
Connecticut State Bar
Alternative Dispute Resolution, Negotiation & Mediation (ADR)
07/2013 to Current
Immigration AttorneyLaw Office of Umar Farooq － Brooklyn, NY
Gathered and analyzed USCIS policies, Immigration statutes, decisions, legal articles, codes, and other legal documents.
Acquired knowledge of various types of USA work visa categories, immigrant and non-immigrant visa classifications, and naturalization.
Generated and completed applications, petitions, legal documents for filing and coordinate the filing of those applications and petitions.
Prepared petitions, applications, and correspondence to be sent to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Department of State (DOS), including U.S.
Embassies and Consulates abroad, and Department of Labor (DOL).
Attested letters and affidavits to support applications and petitions.
Preserve communication with clients throughout the process to provide advice and address questions and concerns.
Successfully obtained permanent and temporary visas for clients.
Coordinate translations and equivalency evaluations of foreign documents and degrees.
Performed legal research for substantive and procedural matters via LexisNexis, West Law and o.
Analyzed and prepared memorandums and other legal documents under tight deadlines.
03/2014 to 08/2017
Contract AttorneyUpdate HQ － New York, NY
Analyzed documents on complex discovery matters related to Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Exchange Act and Rule 10b-5, contracts, Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), enhanced due diligence, antitrust, Department of Justice subpoena matters, SARs, bank policy and regulations, International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) master agreement, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) agreements, compliance with securities regulations, and Fraud Investigation Involving Mortgage Backed Securities (RMBS).
Administered reviews on complex documents for privilege call.
conducted quality check (QC) on documents of high priority for final evaluation, previously analyzed by other team members.
Analyze case protocol, policy and procedure to complete the final evaluation of discovery documentations.
Conducted testing on other reviewers coded documents to ensures its compliance with firm's protocol.
Performed training for Suspicious Activity Reporting(SAR), Ipro-tech, PowerPoint, Excel, Microsoft Office Suite, Conversion and multiple Relativity platforms.
11/2013 to 02/2014
Contract AttorneyUnitedLex － New York, NY
Conducted reviews on documentation related to contracts, antitrust, patents, FDA compliance, adverse effects, and pharmaceutical.
Performed second level reviews on large volume of complex documents for quality check.
Correspond with top ranked law.
rms on high-pro.
le litigations for Fortune 500 corporate clients conducting complex, large-scale E-Discovery projects.
Juris DoctorMassachusetts School of Law
Bachelor of Arts: Political ScienceJohn Jay College of Criminal Justice
English, Urdu, Punjabi
Animal Welfare, Shadow Fund for Rescue Animals, Homeless Food Drive, Low Income Immigrants Assistance, John Jay Law Society, and Black Student Association.