MSU College of Law

Umar Moghul

Umar MoghulAdjunct Professor
Law College Building
648 N. Shaw Lane Rm 368
East Lansing, MI 48824-1300

Umar Moghul is a transactional lawyer whose practice has involved various aspects of Islamic law and ethics for the better part of 15 years. He has advised on a variety corporate and finance matters, including leveraged buy-outs and growth equity investments and advising on real estate investments and projects. Umar has represented clients in the energy, healthcare, technology, real estate, transport and logistics, and business services sectors across North America, Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, and East Asia. His clients include sponsors, financial institutions, managers, family offices and other investors. He is a recognized leader in Islamic finance and investment.

Umar is Lecturer in Law at the University of Connecticut School of Law in the United States; his course offerings have included Islamic finance and investment as well as Islamic law and jurisprudence. He is passionate about the intersection of investment, philanthropy and development, impact investing, as well as questions of Islamic ethics and sustainability. Umar is widely published and has spoken at numerous forums on topics including Islamic law, finance, and Muslim markets and communities. Umar serves on the Board of Trustees of the Hartford Seminary, a graduate educational institution whose areas of expertise include Islamic chaplaincy and interfaith leadership.