Jihad J. Komis is an associate at Williams & Connolly and focuses his practice on complex civil and general commercial litigation. He has represented a variety of clients in federal and state courts, in a range of substantive areas, including Hatch-Waxman patent disputes, contract disputes, antitrust cases, and trade secret misappropriation.
Previously, Jihad worked with the American Bar Association Racial Justice Improvement Project helping to implement policy reform to address racial inequities across the criminal justice system.
Jihad received his J.D. from the George Washington University Law School where he graduated summa cum laude. During law school, he served as a student attorney in the Law Students in Court Criminal Division clinic as well as a volunteer with the Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project. Jihad also worked as a law clerk for Judge Tanya Chutkan of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia and Judge Marian Horn of the United States Court of Federal Claims. Jihad earned his B.S. in Biomolecular Science from the University of Michigan.
- Staying Legal in an Ever-Changing and Complex Healthcare Industry: A Look into Healthcare Fraud and the Importance of Compliance Programming, ABA White Crime Letter. Spring Issue. (co-author) (2015)
- Policy Reform at the Forefront of Racial Justice, American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section Magazine, Fall, Volume 31, No. 3 (co-author) (2016)