Mahmoud A. Fadli, Esq.

Associate Attorney

Throughout his career, Mahmoud Fadli has gained significant professional experience in the legal sector, serving various law offices throughout the state of California.

Prior to earning his Juris doctor from the Santa Clara University School of Law, Mahmoud Fadli served as an intern and Law Clerk at the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office where he received a letter of recommendation from Kamal D. Harris. After earning his law degree, he served several practices including a private litigation firm in Los Altos, California and led the litigation department at Fadli & Fadli, PC. There he successfully litigated two trials and mediated numerous disputes. He joined McDowall Cotter in May 2017.

At McDowall Cotter, Mr. Fadli is extensively involved in cases concerning public entity defense. His responsibilities include drafting pleadings in both Federal and State courts, making court appearances, interviewing witnesses, taking and defending depositions, and negotiating settlements.

Mahmoud Fadli is a member of the California State Bar. He is also licensed to practice in the Northern District of California and is a member of the Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association. As a licensed and experienced pilot, Mr. Fadli regularly flies for California Airways in Hayward, California. In his spare time, he enjoys flying, archery, and writing.

Professional Summary

Mahmoud received his undergraduate degree in Politics from the University of California, Santa Cruz and later earned his Juris Doctorate Degree from the Santa Clara University School of Law. Mahmoud is a member of the Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association and received a CALI Award in Criminal Law. Mahmoud also participated in the Future Lawyers program at the Santa Clara University, in association with Gunderson High School. There, he volunteered his time to teach high school students about the practice of law, resulting in his receipt of the Pro Bono Award from Santa Clara University. Mahmoud has successfully conducted two trials and mediated numerous disputes throughout his career.

When Mahmoud is not in the office or the courtroom, he is in the cockpit flying for California Airways as a private pilot. He also enjoys archery and writing in his spare time.