Attorney Raees Mohamed has counseled over 350 entrepreneurs in a myriad of areas.
Strong Business Consultancy Background
Before becoming an attorney, Raees established a well-respected business consultancy. During that time, he aided a failing medical business and successfully brokered its highly profitable sale. Additionally, Raees found key markets for a Bangalore-based manufacturer and developed a multi-million dollar 401k marketing plan for a prominent Wall Street investment bank.
In 2009, Raeesabbas Mohamed earned his J.D. and Certificate in Law, Science, and Technology from the Sandra Day Oâ€™Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. Upon graduation, Raees was a senior Graduate Fellow for the Innovation Advancement Program clinic at ASU, where he assisted law students advise local start-ups.
Before Kelly / Warner
Being an entrepreneur, soon after law school, Raees founded a successful legal practice catering to start-ups, entrepreneurs and emerging businesses. During that time, he negotiated contracts with both the second-largest pharmaceutical company in the world and one of the largest universities in the United States; he also successfully spearheaded a multi-million dollar corporate divestiture and structured a multi-million dollar exclusive distributorship agreement on behalf of a US corporation supplying products to the Mexican government. During the foreclosure frenzy, Raees saved his clients from deficiency judgments totaling $2 million in the first-quarter of 2011 alone.
When Heâ€™s Not Practicing Law, You Can Find Raeesâ€¦
In addition to the fulltime practice of law, Raees is an Adjunct Professor of Law and Director of the highly acclaimed Innovation Advancement Program at the Sandra Day Oâ€™Connor College, where he teaches law students how to counsel local start-ups.
Raees is a dark chocolate connoisseur who loves cars, creating his own art and music, and talking to entrepreneurs.
ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY, W.P. Carey School of Business, Tempe, Arizona
Bachelor of Science in Business Management, Minor in Communications, Certificate of International Business 2003
Magna Cum Laude
Deanâ€™s List Distinction
ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY, Sandra Day Oâ€™Connor School of Law
Juris Doctorate, and Certificate in Law, Science and Technology 2009
Pedrick Scholar Award
Berch Scholar Award
Maricopa County Bar Association Scholarship Award
East Valley Bar Association Scholarship Award
Minority Bar Association Scholarship Award
FEDERAL: United States District Court, District of Arizona