Fadila E. Akel



Fadila Akel assists clients with commercial real estate matters such as acquisitions, dispositions, leasing and financing.

Fadila was previously a summer associate at the firm, drafting legal memoranda and assisting in preparation for depositions and judicial proceedings related to various litigation matters.

During law school, Fadila worked with the U.S. District Court of Southern California for the Chambers of the Honorable Jill L. Burkhardt. This work included assisting in settlement, discovery and case management conferences, and preparing research and recommendations for ongoing criminal and civil court proceedings.

Services & Industries


Bar Admissions



Washington University School of Law
J.D. Journal of Law and Policy - Primary Editor (2019)

University of California, San Diego
B.A. Provost Honors (2015)

Leadership & Community

Professional Associations

  • Middle Eastern Law Students Association

Civic Activities

  • Health Law Society


  • Washington University School of Law — Nancy Hamilton Scholar in Law Award, 2019
  • CALI Award in Nonprofit Planning, Drafting, & Negotiating, 2018
  • University of California, San Diego — Social Justice Program Award, 2015
  • University of California, San Diego — Most Involved Scholar of 2014 Award

Awards Methodology

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