Adel Kelifa

Associate

Adel Kelifa helps clients understand and solve complex commercial litigation issues. Drawing on a diverse set of experiences, Adel focuses on researching and drafting memoranda regarding general litigation matters. He witnessed high-level litigation and oral advocacy while interning with the California Department of Justice. This experience continues to inform Adel's ability to develop an organized, well-strategized approach to assisting his clients.

While in law school, Adel sharpened his research and writing skills as a board member of the UCLA Law Review. As a summer associate at Venable, Adel conducted extensive research, drafted memoranda related to various litigation suits, and examined and edited contracts for commercial business purchases. Prior to law school, he completed an internship with the Orange County Public Defender's office, where he reviewed discovery, discussed defense strategy with the supervising attorney, and screened and hired professionals needed to provide trial testimony.

Credentials
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Education

  • J.D. University of California at Los Angeles 2023
    • Business Law and Policy Specialization
    • Subscription coordinator, UCLA Law Review, Volume 70
    • Treasurer, UCLA Black Law Students Association
  • B.A. Political Science University of San Diego 2019

Bar Admissions

  • California