Ismail Amin

Ismail Amin, Esq.


Practice Locations

  • California
  • Nevada
  • Texas
  • North Carolina
  • Ismail is a multi-jurisdictional practitioner with substantial experience in business and intellectual property transactions and disputes. Ismail has handled disputes all over the world and throughout the United States on behalf of Fortune 500 companies and mid-sized privately held companies in diverse fields such as healthcare, biologics, biotechnology, financial services, payment processing and hospitality.

    In the Board Room – Ismail has counseled the firm’s healthcare provider and business clients in acquiring or selling assets, while maximizing return and minimizing risk. He has helped clients acquire or sell over $5 billion dollars’ worth of healthcare-related assets, including hospitals. Moreover, Ismail has substantial experience in various forms of mergers and acquisitions involving both acquiring and target clients. Additionally, Ismail has guided healthcare and biotech clients with various Food & Drug law, and FDA regulatory issues including filing for Pre-Market Approval and 510(k) submissions.

    Ismail has considerable trial and arbitration experience, having been involved in over 80 trials and arbitration across multiple jurisdictions from the inception of his legal career. He has successfully litigated shareholder accounting disputes, trade-secret matters, trademark/trade-dress infringement claims, commercial, and breach of contract matters, and complex litigation involving various securities issues. Also, Ismail has substantial experience before the USPTO, having litigated multiple TTAB proceedings involving trademark disputes.

    Ismail is admitted to practice law in California, Nevada, Texas, and North Carolina. He attended the University of California, Irvine and obtained a double major in International Studies and Political Science. Ismail attended law school at Pepperdine University, and currently serves on the Dean’s Council. During his tenure at Pepperdine, Ismail earned a Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Technology law from what is now known as the Palmer Center. In 2019, Ismail earned his Graduate Certificate from Stanford University in Genetics & Genomics. Most recently, Ismail earned his Master’s degree in Biotechnology, Enterprise & Entrepreneurship from Johns Hopkins University.

    Also, Ismail is currently attending Georgetown Law Center’s LLM program in Securities & Financial Regulation.

    Ismail recently served on the Board of Directors for The USA Track & Field Foundation. The Foundation provides a means to attract and guide funds to new and innovative track & field programs, with an emphasis on providing opportunities for youth athletes, emerging athletes, and distance training centers. Likewise, Ismail is proud to serve as a Board Member for Endure to Cure – a non-profit organization that brings emotional boosts to children in cancer treatment and provides a helping hand to their families. Finally, Ismail is a global Alder member.

    In addition to practicing law, Ismail is a licensed pilot, avid marathon runner and Muay Thai Kick boxer. Ismail is proud to have earned his Abbot Labs’ 6-star medal for completion in all 6 of the World Marathon Majors.


    Practice Areas

      • Business & Hospitality
      • Intellectual Property
      • Life Sciences
      • Healthcare
      • Finance & Securities

    Works of Authorship


      • University of California, Irvine (2000)
        • Double Major, International Studies and Political Science
      • Nevada Lawyer, Volume 26, Issue 10
      • Pepperdine School of Law (2003)
        • Juris Doctorate
      • Johns Hopkins University (2021)
        • Masters – Biotechnology, Enterprise, and Entrepreneurship
      • Stanford University
        • Graduate Certificate in Genetics & Genomics
      • Georgetown Law Center
        • LLM – Securities & Financial Regulation
          • In Progress

    Professional Licensure & Admissions

        • State Bar of California; United States District Court, Central District of California
        • State Bar of Nevada; United States District Court, District of Nevada
        • State Bar of Texas; United States District Court, Southern District of Texas, Western District of Texas, Northern District of Texas
        • State Bar of North Carolina
        • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
        • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

      Committee Affiliations & Memberships

        • State Bar of Nevada – Publications Committee Member (Chair, 2012)
        • California Association of Health Facilities (CAHF)
        • Clark County Bar Association
        • American Bar Association
        • Federal Bar Association
        • Fellows of the Texas Bar Foundation