Raeesabbas (Raees) Mohamed is a partner at Kelly / Warner Law, in Scottsdale, Arizona. Raees Mohamed advises entrepreneurs, executives, and professionals through complex legal issues relating to Internet and Corporate law, and in particular, e-commerce, venture commercialization, tech start-ups, SaaS, marketing, and commercial disputes. Raees has mastered crafting creative legal solutions, developing profitable business transactions, and litigating complex business matters. His breathe of tech and corporate experience gives him valuable insight when advising clients on critical business decisions. Raees Mohamed's private clients span from college entrepreneurs to VC-backed founders making 9-figure exits from their ventures. Raees Mohamed is most known for his representation of Internet entrepreneurs and litigating Internet defamation cases, nationally.
Transaction-wise, Raees was lead counsel in negotiating licensing rights with a multi-billion dollar pharmaceutical company, and in a cutting-edge IoT (Internet of Things) licensing transaction that is revolutionizing low-cost B2B tracking solutions.
In litigation matters, Raees was co-chair of harassment and retaliation lawsuit against a $2 billion utility in which he prevailed at trial, obtaining a six-figure award. Raees Mohamed routinely litigates complex Internet defamation cases, nationally, often addressing novel issues relating to the blurry-line that separates free speech from Internet harassment and defamation.
As an adjunct professor of law, Raees Mohamed also enjoys working closely with law students in the acclaimed, Innovation Advancement Program -- a legal clinic that connects local entrepreneurs with Rule 38 Certified law student-practioners. In the IAP Legal Clinic, under the auspices of Director Raees Mohamed, students enrich their legal education by advising entrepreneurs and developing real work-product to address foundational legal issues for tech start-ups. Raees believes the push for the advancement of innovation and a culture of entrepreneurship should come from academic institutions. In private practice, and through the IAP Legal Clinic, Raees is helping to keep ASU's momentum of being #1 in the US for innovation.