Rasha Elganzouri Gad
Rasha Elganzouri Gad is a Partner and Head of the Middle East Practice at Brown, Udell, Pomerantz and Delrahim, Ltd. She has over fifteen years experience working for top tier international law firms based in the United States and the Middle East. Her practice covers a wide range of corporate and complex commercial real estate transactions including acquisitions and dispositions, financing, construction, joint venture formation, development, leasing, hotel management and operation, structuring of entities for investment, and cross border commercial transactions.
Prior to joining the firm, she was Of Counsel to the global law firm of DLA Piper LLP. She was also a Senior Associate at Patton Boggs in Dubai, UAE, and In-House Counsel for one of Dubai’s largest real estate developers. Rasha also worked for Trowers & Hamlins and Shalakany Law Office in Cairo, Egypt.
She received a joint JD/MBA degree with honors from Chicago Kent College of Law in 1997. She was awarded a BA degree magna cum laude from Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame in 1993 in Political Science with minors in Business and History. Rasha speaks Arabic and Spanish.
- Real Estate Development
- Real Estate Acquisitions
- Commercial Leasing
- Real Estate Finance & Lending
- Corporate and Partnership Law
- Hotel Management and Financing
- Middle East Practice
- Thomson Reuters Women’s Transformative Leadership Conference (New York, March 2013)
- American University Cairo Real Estate Module/Guest Lecturer (Egypt, May 2011)
- Global Trade Matters Real Estate Egypt (Egypt, December 2010)
- GRI MENA Real Estate Conference Sharm El Sheikh Egypt (Egypt, November 2010)
- Euromoney Egypt Housing and Real Estate Finance Conference (Egypt, June 2009)
- Regulatory and Compliance Advice (Investment Adviser Association Conferences (Washington DC, 2001-2004)
Bar Admissions & Memberships
- District of Columbia
- American Chamber of Commerce Egypt
- Law School: Chicago-Kent College of Law
- MBA: Illinois Institute of Technology
- Undergraduate: Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame