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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, as well as other commercial disputes. He is also an active litigator on behalf of pro bono clients, co-Chair of the firm's Attorneys of Color network, and an active member of the office's Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee.
- New York
- 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
- Defending underwriting syndicates in state and federal class actions under the Securities Act of 1933, where plaintiffs allege 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.
- Defending a leading pet food manufacturer in nationwide false advertising putative class actions, where plaintiffs allege violations of Illinois, California, and Kansas consumer fraud statutes relating to labeling and contents of certain pet food products.
- Defending a trust company in litigation brought by unsecured junior holders of enhanced equipment trust certificates (EETCs), alleging alleged breaches of aviation financing agreements and related indentures, as well as breach of the trustee's fiduciary duties to pass through trust certificateholders.
- Representing a prominent liability insurance company in a decade-long reinsurance litigation against cedent insurance company regarding breach of contract and bad faith claims related to reinsurance billings that were inconsistent with the cedent's settlement agreement and outside the underlying policy limits.
- Representing financial institutions and individuals in connection with investigations by criminal and regulatory authorities, such as Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) investigations relating to SWAPs and U.S. treasuries trading activities, Manhattan District Attorney's Office investigation into company's involvement with financing the Trump International Hotel in D.C., and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) investigation on an exchange's controls, policies, and compliance with regulatory guidance.
- Defending a national healthcare and Medicare Advantage organization in a regulatory investigation by U.S. 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 Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) and immigration judge denying asylum and related claims;
- Successfully attaining asylum for LGBTQ clients fleeing persecution from their home countries because of their sexual orientation;
- Successfully attaining Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) for an abandoned child and victim of persecution in her home country;
- Assisting pro bono clients in naturalization application and process.
- Provided Legal Services NYC assistance in screening clients for eligibility for public benefits and emergency rental relief during COVID-19 pandemic, and helping clients complete necessarily application with NYC Human Resources Administration.
- Successfully represented non-profit organization Muslim Advocates in FOIA litigation against the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to produce records relating to arbitrary denials of "Trusted Traveler" status of individuals with ethnic sounding names.
- Provided Brooklyn Defender Services with debtors' prison memorandum to use for future indigent clients facing civil rights violations by state actors state action.
- Provided pro bono representation to indigent defendant in E.D.N.Y., pursuant to the Criminal Justice Act.