Leader of the Corporate & Commercial practice in the Middle East

Jad A. Taha

Corporate & Securities, Middle East, Global Mobility & Migration

"Jad Taha is an excellent practitioner. Very knowledgeable, hardworking, commercially minded and easy to work with."

Legal 500

Visión general

Multinational and regional clients seek out Jad Taha for advice on cross-border M&A, joint ventures, private equity, corporate restructurings, and other corporate and commercial matters. As part of his practice, Jad provides counsel on inbound and outbound investments, including in the United States and the Middle East. Clients leverage his international experience, drawing on his record leading major transactions across the globe and being based in cities such as Chicago, Washington DC, Abu Dhabi, and Dubai.


Representative Matters – US and Cross-Border


  • A Saudi investment firm on an acquisition of a stake in a US$2 billion cybersecurity and fraud detection business and Delaware target with subsidiaries in the UK, Singapore, and the UAE.
  • Cummins Inc., a global manufacturer, designer, and distributor of diesel engines, filtration, and power generation products, on the acquisition of a 50% equity stake in a Chinese joint venture, involving antitrust analysis and filings in China, and on post-closing restructuring of the joint venture.


  • University of Florida Levin College of Law, JD, cum laude
    During law school, Jad took part in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court in Vienna, Austria. Jad is also a law school recipient of book awards in European community law, European tax law and international human rights.
  • College of Charleston, BA, cum laude, Chemistry


  • Nueva York
  • District of Columbia
  • Emirate of Dubai


  • English
  • Arabic
  • French

Participación Profesional y Comunitaria

  • New York State Bar Association - Member
  • American Bar Association - Member