Ahmad Murrar
Year
2019
Chapter
Position
Foley & Lardner LLP, Associate Attorney

Ahmad Murrar is an Associate Attorney in the Milwaukee Office of the national law firm, Foley & Lardner LLP. Ahmad is part of the business litigation department. Ahmad is passionate about serving his community and increasing their civic participation so they have a voice on issues that impact them.

While in law school, Ahmad interned at the White House under President Obama in the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs and Public Engagement. In this role, he worked with local elected officials on progressive policies affecting criminal justice reform, immigration, and minimum wage. Ahmad also worked on Muslim Outreach and Engagement while at the White House. Ahmad’s other work history includes working in the West Bank at the International Legal Foundation, the United States House of Representatives, the Office of Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, the Milwaukee Country District Attorney’s Office, the Office of the Minneapolis City Attorney, Muslim Advocates, the Milwaukee Justice Center, and as a Judicial Extern at the D.C. Superior Court.

Ahmad is also passionate about getting involved wherever he goes. Ahmad is currently involved in several pro-bono legal projects while at Foley & Larder LLP. He is also a Shaper with the Milwaukee Hub of the international organization "Global Shapers", formed under the World Economic Forum. In Law School, he served in student government as a Delegate and on the board of the Muslim Law Students Association, helping Georgetown Law become one of the only law schools in the country with a mosque on campus. He is an alumni of the Muslim American Civil Leadership Institute, and of the Minneapolis Urban Scholars Leadership and Professional Development Program. He also served in student government as a Senator at Marquette University, helping form the diversity and inclusion committee, then subsequently serving on it.

Ahmad holds his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington D.C where he graduated Cum Laude in May 2018, while serving as the Senior Current Developments Editor on the Georgetown Immigration Law Journal. He also graduated Cum Laude from Marquette University with a double major in Criminology & Law Studies/Political Science with a minor in Arabic. While at Marquette Ahmad was a member of the Equal Opportunity Program (EOP), an academic program that motivates and enables low-income and first-generation students to enter and succeed in higher education. Ahmad also spent a semester studying abroad at King’s College in London in the Spring of 2014.