Omar Tuffaha is an associate in the firm’s intellectual property, employment, and commercial litigation practice groups. Omar is an accomplished litigator with extensive experience handling all aspects of litigation, from pleadings to trial. Prior to joining the firm, Omar was a law clerk to the Honorable Vera M. Scanlon of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Before that, Omar served as an Assistant Corporation Counsel at the New York City Law Department, where he was primary litigation counsel on a wide range of federal and state actions and advised client agencies and City Hall regarding city-wide policies and practices. In recognition of his outstanding achievements and his reputation for successfully handling complex cases, Omar was awarded the New York City Bar Association’s Municipal Affairs Award in 2017. In law school, Omar won a national moot court constitutional competition and served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Justice John Cook of the High Court of Ireland.
Fordham University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2012)
Tufts University (B.A., 2006)
Law Clerk, Hon. Vera M. Scanlon, EDNY
New York City Law Department