Attorney Owolabi M. Salis is a multi-award-winning Brooklyn-based attorney and certified public accountant. Salis has more than three decades of practical experience in law, accounting, finance, and general consulting. He currently leads a general practice legal company in Brooklyn and is a sustaining New York State Bar Association member.
As a political consultant, the attorney and accountant often travel between the United States and Nigeria. He holds a long list of prominent professional organizations and memberships, having graduated from Nigeria's Ahmadu Bello University and the University of Lagos.
Salis is well-known for his humanitarian efforts and ongoing work in community service relations. He founded the Niger Delta Peoples Development and routinely donated to various other vital good causes. Aside from his legal career, political consulting, and philanthropic initiatives, he has a variety of hobbies and interests.
Current Role and Responsibilities
Salis Law, a global law company based in New York City, is managed by award-winning attorney Salis. Salis Law was established in 1992 and moved to New York in 2002. Its headquarters are in Brooklyn, where the general practice law firm and its employees handle legal cases in various practice areas. These include private wealth management and personal management.
Salis Law's confidential management protects clients and enterprises from legal attacks on corporate and individual wealth. Salis Law safeguards its clients' financial, family, and operational security by providing complex drafting, escrow management, structural development, and trust services.
Meanwhile, Salis Law focuses on school financing, emergency funding, estate settlement and administration, profit and huge debt collection, and diverse democracy. The global law firm, led by its practice manager and attorney at law, Salis, delivers answers to businesses and individuals worldwide.
Ahmadu Bello University
Attorney Owolabi M. Salis is a two-time Ahmadu Bello University graduate from Zaria, Nigeria. Ahmadu Bello is a federal government research institution in Kaduna State, Nigeria. It is named after Sir Ahmadu Bello, Northern Nigeria's first premier.
The institution, founded in 1962, has three main campuses, one of which is the Kongo campus, where Salis studied. The law and management faculties of Ahmadu Bello University are housed on the Kongo campus. In addition, the university is home to one of Nigeria's largest teaching hospitals.
Salis earned his Bachelor of Science and Master of Accounting from Ahmadu Bello University.
University of Lagos
Salis attended the University of Lagos as well. The Institution of Lagos is a Nigerian public research institution. The huge Lagos Lagoon separates Nigeria's largest city from the Gulf of Guinea.
The University of Lagos was established in 1962. Today, prominent education magazines rank the University of Lagos as one of the world's best universities. Salis received his Legum Baccalaureus in law from the Lagos-based college.
Memberships and Associations
An attorney at law, Salis is a New York State Bar Association member and is governed by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, which is based in Washington, D.C. The New York-based attorney is also an American Institute of Certified Public Accountants certified public accountant.
Salis works between New York, New York, and Lagos, Nigeria, and is a recognized barrister at law by Nigeria's Council of Legal Education. He is also a member of the Nigerian Institute of Chartered Accountants. He obtained the Nigerian chartered accountant qualification, the ACA, from the institute.
His additional affiliations and memberships include associate membership in the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria, associate membership in the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations, and membership in the Nigerian American Chamber of Commerce.
Attorney Owolabi M. Salis has a broad and remarkable list of professional accomplishments as a multi-award-winning attorney at law and certified public accountant. Among his various professional skills and qualities are the following:
• Contract disputes
• Corporate services
• Drafting and lawsuits
• Global representation and connections
• Government Relations
• Immigration advisory and applications
• Independence and compliance services
• International litigation and arbitration
• Investment relations
• Large debt recovery
• Litigation against fraud
• Litigation against misrepresentation
• Private wealth advisory
• Private wealth management
• Real estate advisory
• Real estate sale and management
• Recovery of seized assets
• Revenue generation and cost-reduction
• Systems and procedure testing and critique
• Taxation advisory and preparation
• Taxation representation
• Trust management
Volunteering for Charities
Salis is happy to support numerous charities, nonprofit organizations, and other worthwhile causes. He is a lifelong philanthropist and one of the founders of the Niger Delta Peoples Development, which has offices in New York. Among the various organizations, nonprofits, and good causes supported by the attorney and accountant are:
• African Diaspora Network
• American Civil Liberties Union
• Amnesty International
• Equity Union
• Nigerian Boys Scout
• Retired and Old People's Foundation
• The University of Lagos Kegites Club
• United Nations
Owolabi Salis leads Niger Delta Peoples Development. In 2003, he founded the Niger Delta Peoples Development in New York. The organization is dedicated to working for the most important causes of Niger Delta residents in the United States. Salis has also performed considerable nationalist and multi-religious work on various ethnic and religious conflict concerns.
Salis, a strong believer in supporting community-focused initiatives, is dedicated to furthering the interests of less fortunate segments of society in the United States, Nigeria, and elsewhere worldwide. In doing so, he has directly provided monies to persons needing medical, housing, and education.
• Best Governorship Candidate for Peace
• Bond 92.9 FM Man of the People Award
• Distinguished Men of Achievement Award
• Lagos State Police Command Peace Award
• Recognition for Patriotic and Selfless Service to Nigeria
• University of Lagos Distinguished Alumnus
Aside from his law practice, political consulting, and philanthropic work, Attorney Owolabi M. Salis has a variety of hobbies and interests. International travel is one of these passions. The qualified public accountant and attorney at law has traveled extensively throughout South and West Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and Europe. He has visited more than 100 cuntries so far.