Abdul M. Hafiz

Associate, New York

Biography

Overview

Abdul Hafiz is a litigation associate focusing on complex commercial litigation and counseling clients in high-stake antitrust matters, including the representation of global pharmaceutical manufacturers.

Abdul also works with clients on privacy and cybersecurity issues that arise in the protection and transfer of consumer and business data, and the management of information and operational systems across various jurisdictions. He also advises corporate clients in identifying data privacy and cybersecurity issues and risks that may arise during merger and/or acquisition diligence. Abdul is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US).

Abdul is actively involved with pro bono matters, with a particular focus on criminal appeals, racial justice and reform, and human rights.

Prior to joining White & Case, Abdul worked in the Managing Attorney’s Office of a large global law firm. He has also worked in the in-house legal departments of several large companies.

Abdul graduated from Fordham University School of Law cum laude, where he was a member of the Moot Court Board, Urban Law Journal, Black Law Students Association (BLSA), and the Muslim Law Students Association (MLSA).

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
Education
Bachelor of Arts
International Affairs & Political Science
Northeastern University
Juris Doctor
Fordham University School of Law
Languages
English
Hausa

Experience