Abdullah Azkalany represents clients in products liability and complex commercial litigation. Abdullah aggressively defends clients’ interests in state, federal and arbitral tribunals across the country. His experience includes catastrophic injury, strict products liability, breach of contract, and business tort litigation. He has experience in large discovery operations involving numerous parties and several, related actions; pretrial motion practice, including dispositive motions; and expert witness development.


Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Iowa
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa




Drake University Law School
J.D. with high honors, Drake Law Review (media editor) (2019)

University of Iowa
B.A. in Political Science (2014)

Insights & Events

Other Perspectives
  • A Comparative Examination of the Doctor-Patient Privilege in State and Federal Court in Iowa
    67 Drake L. Rev. 495, 2019

Leadership & Community

Pro Bono

Through the Drake University Criminal Defense Clinic, Abdullah represented clients through various stages of criminal proceedings, including arraignments, pretrial conferences and sentencing hearings. He obtained favorable results for these pro bono clients through negotiations and adversarial hearings.

Professional Associations

  • Iowa Bar Association


  • Iowa Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers — Robert J. Kromminga Award for outstanding representation in the criminal defense clinic
  • The Order of the Barristers — National Member
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