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Usman Shaikh

Usman Shaikh

Of Counsel

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Usman Shaikh assists the firm’s clients with their transactional needs, especially those concerning entertainment and intellectual property issues. Usman began his legal career as a corporate attorney at the New York offices of the international law firm of Winston & Strawn LLP and, eventually, moved on to the Wall Street firm of Seward & Kissel LLP.

About Usman

During his time in New York, Usman worked on a wide range of corporate transactions in the areas of Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, Securities, Secured Lending and Structured Finance. Usman also worked on a pro bono basis with the Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, representing artists in numerous entertainment-related matters.

Usman takes a business-minded, interdisciplinary approach in representing entrepreneurs, tech start-ups, financiers, producers and production companies, creative talent and fashion designers. Usman leverages his solid relationships with key executives and businesses in diverse industries to create deal-making opportunities for his clients.

Usman earned his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania, after graduating from Rutgers College with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. He is admitted to practice law in California, New York and New Jersey.


Rutgers College
B.A. in Economics, 2000
University of Pennsylvania Law School
J.D. 2003

Bar Admissions

New York 2004
New Jersey 2004
California 2010


Beverly Hills Bar Association
Los Angeles County Bar Association
California Lawyers for the Arts

Other Attorneys

J. J. Little

Managing Partner

Michael Thompson


About Us

JJLA is a boutique litigation firm based in Los Angeles, California. With over 15 years of success in civil and criminal litigation, we’re proud of our client-first commitment.

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Phone: 310.622.9527
Fax: 310.477.9527

13763 Fiji Way Ste EU4
Marina del Rey, CA 90292

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