Partner and Co-Founder
Amir Shenaq is a partner and co-founder of Park Laureate Partners ("PLP") and specializes in assisting law firms in obtaining working capital and case specific financing for individual cases and mass tort dockets.
Prior to Park Laureate Partners, Mr. Shenaq served as Chief Business Development Officer for one of North America’s largest advertising law firms, where he was responsible for the firm’s capital raising efforts, along with identifying and deploying capital into unique investment opportunities in the legal space to accelerate the firm’s growth.
Prior to this, Mr. Shenaq was a career investment banker, most recently within the leveraged finance group of Wells Fargo Securities. During his investment banking career, Mr. Shenaq advised on, structured, and facilitated over 100 financing transactions worth in excess of $40 billion. Since then, Mr. Shenaq has replicated these efforts, procuring substantial amounts of capital for law firms and legal service providers.
Mr. Shenaq earned his bachelors in business from University of Houston and his JD from Emory University School of Law, where he was a Managing Editor of the Bankruptcy Law Journal and is a member of the State Bar of Georgia. When not at work, Amir enjoys spending time with his family and three young children.
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Omar S. Saleh
Partner and Co-Founder
Before co-founding PLP, Mr. Saleh practiced law at three of the most prestigious law firms in Texas. From 1996 to 2007, Mr. Saleh was an attorney in the commercial litigation and bankruptcy sections of Andrews Kurth LLP. After leaving AK, he practiced law for three years at the Lanier Law Firm, where he was the Group Leader of the Lanier Law Firm’s Bankruptcy Litigation Group. Mr. Saleh then joined the nationally renowned law firm of McKool Smith, P.C., where he was a shareholder in the firm’s bankruptcy litigation section. While at these three firms, Mr. Saleh was responsible for obtaining settlements and judgments for his clients in excess of $150 million. Mr. Saleh has also been involved in the restructuring of more than a billion dollars in debt transactions and litigated and advised on multiple structured finance transactions in the hundreds of millions of dollars.
Mr. Saleh obtained his BBA from the University of Texas at Austin in 1989 and his law degree from Creighton University School of Law in 1996, where he was a member of the law review. He currently resides in Houston, Texas with his two children.