Farah M. Abuobead

Farah M. Abuobead

Associate, Real Property

Ms. Abuobead has extensive experience in redevelopment, involving drafting, reviewing, and negotiating agreements and researching federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, and court decisions to prepare documentation.

She most recently served as Assistant Corporation Counsel and Redevelopment Attorney for the city of East Orange, New Jersey. Among her many responsibilities, she advised and represented the Mayor, city officials, and agencies on real property matters, such as real estate development, transactional real estate matters, and municipal law. She also drafted and negotiated redevelopment agreements and financial agreements, as well as other contracts, ordinances, leases, deeds, and other legal documents. Additionally, she was the legal liaison for the city’s health department and attorney for the city’s Alcohol Beverage Control Board.



City University of New York School of Law (J.D.)

  • Law Review

University of Pennsylvania (Certificate of Healthcare Law Specialization)

University of Central Oklahoma (B.S.)

Professional Admissions

State of New Jersey

State of New York

Legal Employment

Assistant Corporation Counsel/Redevelopment Attorney, City of East Orange, East Orange, NJ, March 2021 – October 2022

Associate, The Bauman Law Group P.C., Bronxville, NY, December 2021 – June 2022

Legal Intern, New Jersey Attorney General’s Office, Newark, NJ, September 2019 – December 2019

Legal Intern, Weil Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, May 2019 – August 2019

Legal Intern, Blythedale Children’s Hospital, Valhalla, NY, May 2018 – August 2018