Overview

Omar Hassan is a senior associate in the Riverside office of WSHB, where his practice focuses on a variety of employment litigation matters, including workplace discrimination, harassment, retaliation, failure to accommodate, wrongful termination, and wage and hour claims. Omar represents employers of all sizes in both state and federal court, as well as in arbitration.

Omar is vastly experienced in handling all aspects of pre-trial litigation, including drafting motions and pleadings, discovery, and attending court hearings on our clients' behalf. Additionally, he has successfully defended multinational corporations in a multitude of complex civil litigation matters pertaining to catastrophic injury, product liability, and toxic tort.

A graduate of Southwestern Law School, Omar served as a Teaching Assistant for Torts, the Section Representative for the Business Law Society, the Co-Chair on the Advisory Committee of the law school's Peer Mentor Program, and the Vice President of the Middle Eastern Law Student Association. During his tenure at Southwestern, Omar also received a Dean's Merit Scholarship and graduated in the top 15% of his class. Omar received his undergraduate degree in Philosophy from the University of California at Los Angeles.

Omar's prior experience includes serving as a Judicial Extern to the Honorable Louis Garcia, ALJ in the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's Hearing Department, where he drafted rulings and researched issues dealing with complex employment matters.

When not practicing law, Omar enjoys spending time with family, trying new restaurants, watching football, and playing and watching basketball (an avid Lakers fan). He is fluent in Arabic.

Credentials

Education

  • Southwestern Law School (J.D., 2018)
  • University of California, Los Angeles (B.A., 2015)

Licensed to Practice in

  • California
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California

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Community

Memberships

  • Arab American Lawyers Association of Southern California
  • Riverside County Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association

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