Amir E. El-Aswad

Law Graduate

Overview

Amir El-Aswad is a law graduate and litigation attorney with Foley & Lardner LLP. Amir is based in the Detroit office, where he is a member of the Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice Group. Amir is admitted only in Illinois. He is not admitted in Michigan.

After graduation, Amir served as a law clerk for the Hon. David M. Lawson of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. During law school, he was a summer associate in Foley’s Chicago office. Amir also gained experience with criminal and constitutional matters by serving as a judicial intern for the Hon. David McKeague of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and the Research Division of the Michigan Court of Appeals.

Education

  • University of Chicago Law School (JD, 2019)
    • Student advocate for the University of Chicago Supreme Court and Appellate Clinic
  • Cornell College (BSS, summa cum laude, 2015)
    • Graduated Phi Beta Kappa
    • Presidential Academic Scholarship
    • President, Mortar Board Senior Honor Society

Admissions

  • Member, Illinois State Bar
  • US District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
Amir is admitted only in Illinois. He is not admitted in Michigan.