Abed Awad

Co-author of Umar’s Magic Oven; Middle Eastern Subject Expert


Mr. Awad is a true renaissance man. He is a business and civil litigation attorney focusing on entertainment law, commercial law, complex matrimonial law, Islamic law, and international law. He has been awarded multiple honors and distinctions for both his extensive community involvement, compelling interpretation to historical and current events, and superior legal acumen. In 2002, he was selected as one of ten Lawyers of the Year by Lawyers Weekly (USA). In addition to his international reputation in the legal profession, he is a sought-after lecturer, professor, author, and television commentator as an expert on Middle Eastern law, politics, and culture. A devoted husband and father, Mr. Awad celebrates the value of multiculturalism on a daily basis with his cherished wife and three children.