Umar F. Moghul is a lawyer with the US law firm of Murtha Collins LLP. He practices in the areas of Islamic law, finance and investments, private equity, and mergers and acquisitions.
Mr Moghul has represented a number of financial institutions, business, joint ventures and high net-worth individuals in a variety of cutting-edge financing transactions structured according to Islamic principles.
He has advised on conventional and Islamic private equity transactions (both controlling and non-controlling). In the realm of real estate, Mr Moghul's practice has included the establishment of real estate investment funds and one-off financing transactions, a unique Islamic warehouse financing transaction, and the design and documentation of novel Islamic residential, commercial and construction financing products.
Mr Moghul is a lecturer in law at the University of Conneticut School of Law and an adjunct faculty member at the Western New England College School of Law where he teaches Islamic Law. He has published several articles and spoken at numerous forums regarding Islamic law and Islamic finance.
Mr Moghul earned his J.D from Temple University and his B.A and M.A from the University of Pennsylvania.