Omar Hakim, ESQ.

Omar currently handles all corporate and securities matter for issuers and developers seeking financing under the EB-5 program for Mona Shah and Associates. He offers clients years of experience in securities law and corporate law, including SEC compliance, corporate finance, and mergers and acquisitions. Omar is also able to draw on his experiences at major federal regulatory agencies and bodies, which includes work at the SEC, the United States House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services, and the CFTC.


Omar has successfully filed numerous entrepreneur, direct-pooled, and regional center project and offering documents. Omar is experienced in EB-5 compliance, advising on policy and integrity measures, as well as handling the firm’s client regional centers I-924 annual filings.


With a wealth of knowledge in EB-5 and securities, Omar has spoken and presented at numerous conferences, and has published several articles. He is also a member of the President’s Advisory Council for Invest In the USA (IIUSA) and a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).


Omar earned his J.D. at the University of Virginia where he was a member of the Tax Review, and his Master of Laws in Securities and Financial Regulation at the Georgetown University Law Center. He earned his B.A. in Economics at Georgetown University with minors in Computer Science and Arabic, and has passed the Chartered Financial Analyst Level I exam.

His interests include playing tennis, studying finance, following the financial markets and traveling.  He speaks English and basic Arabic.