Mohamed Elian

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LLM Program Director
Law, Law-LLM
Phone: 541-346-9129
Office: 345 Knight Law Center

Biography

Mohamed received his JD and LL.M (Business/Corporate Law concentration) from the University of Minnesota Law School in Minneapolis.  He also attended Université Panthéon Sorbonne (Paris I), L’Institut des Droits des Affaires Internationales (Masters preparation in French in International Commercial Law) and Cairo University Law School, Cairo, Egypt for his LL.B. 

While attending law school, Mohamed was an editor of the Minnesota Journal of International Law. After graduating, he clerked for Judge David S. Doty at the United States District Court, District of Minnesota. He has practiced law in Asia for K & L Gates and in North America for Davis Law Office. Mohamed has over 18 years of experience in law, education, customer service, budgeting, sales, marketing, and management. He also volunteers at Volunteer Lawyers Network in Minnesota counseling pro-bono clients on bankruptcy matters.

Mohamed also speaks three languages – Arabic, English and French.

Mohamed will be able to bring his personal experience as an LL.M. student, his skills, and his credentials to this position. He mentioned that part of the reason he became a lawyer was a desire to make the world a better placed and providing access to legal education is the best way to do so.

Mohamed teaches corporate law, secured transactions, and advanced legal research.