Olayinka L. Hamza

Attorney

Olayinka L. Hamza

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Mr. Olayinka Hamza is a litigation associate with Higgins, Hopkins, McLain, & Roswell, LLC. Having worked for a full service global law firm in New York City, as well as firms in the Denver area before joining HHMR, Mr. Hamza has myriad experience in a variety of complex civil litigation matters, including but not limited to, contract disputes, insurance coverage and policy disputes, securities law violations, employer/employee disputes, shareholder derivative suits, bankruptcy, and receivership matters. Mr. Hamza has successfully represented clients through motions practice, numerous depositions, court trials, oral arguments and appellate hearings, as well as disputes before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority panel, and varying forms of alternative dispute resolution. In addition to the foregoing, Mr. Hamza currently represents several clients on a variety of defenses related to construction defect disputes and general litigation matters.

Mr. Hamza received his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and his law degree from Washington University in Saint Louis School of Law where he won multiple awards as a member of the Washington University School of Law trial team, as well as the CALI Excellence Award for the best overall grade in contract law. Mr. Hamza also served as Senior Editor of the Washington University School of Law Jurisprudence Review. Mr. Hamza is licensed to practice law in New York and Colorado, as well as before the United States District Court for the District of Colorado, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.

Based on his love of soccer from his younger years in Lagos, Nigeria, Mr. Hamza is an avid follower of the English Premier League and a steadfast supporter of Arsenal Football Club (the gunners).


Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, cum laude, University of North Carolina at Charlotte (2007)
  • Juris Doctor, Washington University in Saint Louis (2010)

Bar Admissions:

  • Colorado (2012)
  • New York (2011)
  • The United States District Court for the District of Colorado (2011)
  • The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit (2011)

Membership & Affiliations:

  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Sam Cary Bar Association
  • New York Bar Association

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