Adil Syed Ahmed

Adil Syed Ahmed is a corporate attorney with Blank Rome LLP concentrating his practice on a wide range of real estate and general business matters.  He counsels real estate investment funds, privately held and publicly traded companies, private equity groups, and financial institutions in all aspects of their acquisition, disposition, financing, and leasing of real estate. He also works closely with emerging growth companies from the consumer internet to commercial drone industries in transactions and matters throughout their life cycle, as well as venture capital and private equity firms that invest in those companies in the U.S. and internationally. During law school, as a student attorney with Fordham Law’s Low Income Taxpayer Clinic and Community and Economic Development Clinic. As a student attorney, he worked with a team that challenged and helped to reform the way New York State suspended driver’s licenses of low-income residents by requiring the state to provide more notice and hearing prior to a license suspension.

Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Ahmed helped to launch and build two start-up companies—a drone advertising service and a mobile-based marketplace for college students. He also worked as a union organizer and labor economist where he organized and bargained contracts for low-income workers across the United States. In particular, he worked on a campaign where he won a contract for home care workers in Vermont, where a significant percentage of the membership included refugees of Nepali-origin who worked as domestic workers across the state.

Adil graduated from Columbia and Fordham Law, and resides in his hometown of North Brunswick, NJ.