Waqas A. Akmal is a member of O’Melveny’s Litigation and White Collar Defense & Corporate Investigations practices. He is a skilled litigator who holds a wealth of experience representing corporations and individual clients in government enforcement actions, internal investigations, and complex commercial litigation matters.
Waqas conducts internal investigations and represents clients facing civil and criminal liability. He also handles a broad range of cases at all stages of civil litigation. Prior to joining O’Melveny, he earned recognition in the 2022 edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in the area of Commercial Litigation and received the 2019 Humanitarian Award from the ACLU of Southern California.