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About Ahmad Al Dajani

Ahmad is an associate in our antitrust, competition, and trade practice, based in Washington D.C.

Ahmad represents clients on a broad range of cross-border competition and trade matters, including foreign investment, antitrust investigations and litigation, merger control, and corporate compliance programs. His practice is focused on advising clients in the aviation, technology, and energy industries. 

Ahmad began his legal career in 2018 and joined Freshfields after serving several years in the US federal judiciary as a judicial law clerk for trial and appellate judges in key jurisdictions. During law school, Ahmad also served as a law clerk on the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary under then-Ranking Member Senator Dianne Feinstein, as a judicial intern under a Justice of the Illinois Supreme Court, and a judicial intern under a Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.  He was a member of Georgetown Law's Appellate Litigation Clinic and served as a teaching assistant to Professor Paul Ohm, where he led the lab portion of Ohm's pioneering course titled "Computer Programming for Lawyers."  

Ahmad is a native Arabic speaker and brings his legal skills, learnings and background to bear for our clients.  




  • JD, Georgetown University Law Center, Cum Laude (Washington, D.C.)
  • MSc. in Global Security: Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding, University of Durham, Merit (Durham, United Kingdom)
  • BA in Politics and Government, North Park University, Cum Laude (Chicago, IL)


  • Hon. Jane R. Roth, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
  • Hon. Charles P. Kocoras, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
  • Hon. David G. Campbell, U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona.
  • Rules Law Clerk for the Judicial Conference of the United States' Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure.