Faisal A. Shah
Faisal Shah is the principal of Faisal A. Shah, PLLC, a law firm based in Houston, Texas. Mr. Shah launched his own law firm after several years of practice in small and large law firms in Houston.
Mr. Shah handles a variety of corporate and transactional matters for high net worth individuals, local businesses and overseas-based businesses including: business entity formation and corporate governance; corporate finance (debt and equity); mergers and acquisitions of privately-held businesses; project development and construction; and acquisitions and dispositions of businesses in bankruptcy.
Mr. Shah has considerable transactional experience in the healthcare, software/information technology, hospitality, fuel supply and retail industries. For the past several years, however, his practice has focused on the energy industry. Mr. Shah routinely represents overseas and local interests in the acquisition and development of oil and gas interests throughout the United States and acquisitions and dispositions of oilfield services companies. Mr. Shah has also represented developers of power plants in power generation projects in 14 countries around the world.
Alongside his energy-based transactional practice, Mr. Shah has developed a reputation in the legal community for providing certain niche practices; he represents senior corporate executives in company investigations and government investigations, he provides expert witness services to attorneys and developing legal malpractice cases against other attorneys.
For the past several years, Mr. Shah has acted as legal counsel to the Royal Consulate General of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Houston. Mr. Shah is also legal counsel to the Consulate General of the Republic of Turkey.
Mr. Shah serves on the Board of Directors of Saving Hearts Foundation, a non-profit foundation that provides heart screenings for underprivileged children in the United States and around the world.
Mr. Shah holds a Bachelor of Arts in History and English from the University of Houston and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from The University of Texas at Austin. He speaks Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi, he has an academic background in Spanish and German, and he is currently learning Turkish.