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Areas of Focus
Areas of Focus

Redwan Saleh is a litigation associate in O’Melveny’s New York office. Redwan focuses his practice on complex litigation, securities and financial services litigation, consumer class actions, and other commercial disputes. 

Redwan’s experience includes defending false advertising and consumer fraud claims and other advertising and marketing litigation matters. He has defended clients in insurance and reinsurance breach of contract and bad faith disputes, including in bankruptcy court adversary proceedings. He has also defended clients in securities litigation and regulatory investigations matters, as well as a regulatory investigation by the US Department of Justice under the False Claims Act.

In addition, Redwan maintains an active pro bono practice, serves as Co-Chair of the Attorneys of Color Network, Chair of the Muslim Employee Network, and is an active member of the New York Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee. 

  • Defending a leading pet food manufacturer in nationwide false advertising putative class actions, where plaintiffs allege violations of consumer fraud statutes for labeling of certain pet food products.
  • Defending an indenture trustee against unsecured holders of enhanced equipment trust certificates (EETCs), alleging breaches of aviation financing agreements and the trustee’s fiduciary duties.
  • Representing prominent excess insurers in coverage and reinsurance adversary bankruptcy proceedings involving mass abuse-related torts against the insured.
  • Represented an underwriting syndicate in state and federal class actions, where plaintiffs had alleged that a trucking company’s IPO registration statement misrepresented and omitted material information regarding the company’s use of over-the-road drivers to service dedicated routes.
  • Represented a prominent liability insurance company in a decade-long litigation against a cedent insurer for breach of contract and bad faith with respect to the cedent’s inconsistent reinsurance billing allocation and underlying policy limits.
  • Representing financial institutions and individuals in connection with various investigations, such as the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) investigations relating to SWAPs and US treasuries trading, Manhattan District Attorney’s Office investigation into a company’s involvement with financing the Trump International Hotel in DC, and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) investigation regarding an exchange’s control policies, and compliance with regulatory guidance.
  • Defending a national healthcare and Medicare Advantage organization in a regulatory investigation by the US Department of Justice relating to Medicare risk adjustment, under the False Claims Act.

Pro Bono Experience

  • Significant experience representing clients in immigration-related proceedings, including:
    • Litigating in the Second Circuit on petitions to appeal and in opposition to orders of the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) and Immigration Courts denying asylum and related claims;
    • Representing respondents in Immigration Courts for asylum claims, including a Guatemalan victim of domestic violence escaping private persecution, and an Afghan family escaping torture and persecution by the current regime and other state agents;
    • Successfully attaining asylum for Russian LGBTQ clients fleeing persecution from their home countries because of their sexual orientation;
    • Successfully attaining Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) for abandoned children and victims of persecution in their home country;
    • Assisting pro bono clients in naturalization application and process.
  • Assisting Legal Services NYC in screening clients and applying for eligibility of public benefits and emergency relief during COVID-19 pandemic, and miscellaneous research on attorney’s fee awards.
  • Successfully represented non-profit organization Muslim Advocates in FOIA litigation against the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to produce records relating to the arbitrary denials of “Trusted Traveler” status of individuals with Muslim or “ethnic sounding” names.
  • Provided Brooklyn Defender Services with debtors’ prison memorandum to use for future indigent clients facing civil rights violations by state agencies.
  • Represented indigent criminal defendant in EDNY, pursuant to the Criminal Justice Act.


  • Bengali


Bar Admissions

  • New York

Court Admissions

  • US District Court for the Northern District of New York
  • US Court of Appeals, Second Circuit


  • Fordham University, J.D., cum laude; Forham Law Review; Moot Court
  • Hamilton College, B.A., Political Science, magna cum laude