Attorney Owolabi M. Salis is a certified public accountant and multiple-award-winning attorney. He has more than three decades of practical experience in law, accounting, finance, and general consulting. He manages a general practice law firm in Brooklyn, where he is a sustaining New York State Bar Association member.

As a political consultant, the attorney and accountant travels frequently between the United States and Nigeria. As a graduate of Nigeria's Ahmadu Bello University and the University of Lagos, he is a member of many prestigious professional organizations.

He is well-respected for his philanthropic efforts and ongoing community service relations work. He founded the Niger Delta Peoples Development and frequently donated to numerous other vitally essential causes. Outside of his legal practice, political consulting, and charitable work, he pursues a variety of hobbies and interests.

Current Role & Duties

Salis Law

The award-winning attorney Owolabi M. Sali manages the global law firm Salis Law in New York City. Salis Law was founded in 1992 and moved to New York in 2002. The general practice law firm and its associates handle legal matters in several specialized law areas from their Brooklyn offices. These include private wealth management and personal management.

Salis Law's confidential management protects clients and businesses from legal assaults on corporate and personal wealth. Salis Law safeguards its clients' financial, familial, and business confidence through complex drafting, escrow management, structural development, and trust services.

In the meantime, Salis Law is also an expert in education financing, emergency financing, estate settlement and administration, profit and large debt recovery, and diverse democracy. The global law firm, led by its practice manager and attorney, provides worldwide solutions to businesses and individuals.

The Academic History

Nigeria's Ahmadu Bello University

Attorney Owolabi M. Salis is a graduate of Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria, Nigeria, on two separate occasions. Kaduna State's Ahmadu Bello University is a federally funded research institution. It is named after the first premier of Northern Nigeria, Sir Ahmadu Bello.

The university, founded in 1962, has three main campuses, including the Kongo campus, where he studied. The Kongo campus of Ahmadu Bello University houses the institution's faculties of law and administration. The university also houses one of the largest teaching hospitals in Nigeria.

He received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in accounting from Ahmadu Bello University.

Nigeria University of Lagos

Owolabi Salis attended the University of Lagos as well. The University of Lagos is a public research institution in Lagos, Nigeria. The largest city in Nigeria sprawls inland from the Gulf of Guinea across the expansive Lagos Lagoon.

In 1962, the University of Lagos first opened its doors. Today, leading educational publications rank the University of Lagos among the world's best universities. He obtained his Legum Baccalaureus in law from the Lagos-based institution.

Memberships and Associations

Counselor at law Salis is a New York State Bar Association member and is governed by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority of Washington, D.C. The New York-based attorney is also certified by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants as a certified public accountant.

He operates between New York in the United States and Lagos, Nigeria, and is recognized as a barrister at law by Nigeria's Council of Legal Education. He is also certified by the Nigerian Institute of Chartered Accountants. He obtained the Nigerian chartered accountancy qualification, the ACA, from the institute.

In addition, he is an associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria, an associate of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations, and a member of the Nigerian American Chamber of Commerce.

Professional Skills

As a multiple-award-winning attorney and certified public accountant, Attorney Owolabi M. Salis possesses an impressive list of professional qualifications. Among his many professional skills and abilities are the following:

• Contract disputes
• Corporate services
• Drafting and lawsuits
• Global representation and connections
• Government Relations
• Immigration advisory and applications
• Independence and compliance services
• International litigation and arbitration
• Investment relations
• Large debt recovery
• Litigation against fraud
• Litigation against misrepresentation
• Private wealth advisory
• Private wealth management
• Real estate advisory
• Real estate sale and management
• Recovery of seized assets
• Revenue generation and cost-reduction
• Systems and procedure testing and critique
• Taxation advisory and preparation
• Taxation representation
• Trust management

Charitable Involvement

Numerous charities, nonprofit organizations, and other worthy causes are supported with pride by him. A lifelong philanthropist, he is one of the people behind the New York-based Niger Delta Peoples Development. Other charities, nonprofit organizations, and good causes supported by the attorney and accountant include:

• African Diaspora Network
• American Civil Liberties Union
• Amnesty International
• Equity Union
• Nigerian Boys Scout
• Retired and Old People's Foundation
• The University of Lagos Kegites Club
• United Nations

The founder of Niger Delta Peoples Development is Owolabi Salis. In 2003, he founded Niger Delta Peoples Development in New York. The organization focuses on fighting for the most important causes to the people of the Niger Delta who reside in the United States. Additionally, he has completed extensive nationalist and multi-religious work on numerous Ethno-religious conflict issues.

He is devoted to advancing the interests of disadvantaged members of society in the United States, Nigeria, and elsewhere. In doing so, he has contributed directly to the medical, housing, and educational expenses of those in need.


• Best Governorship Candidate for Peace
• Bond 92.9 FM Man of the People Award
• Distinguished Men of Achievement Award
• Lagos State Police Command Peace Award
• Recognition for Patriotic and Selfless Service to Nigeria
• University of Lagos Distinguished Alumnus

Personal Interests

Outside of his legal practice, political consulting, and philanthropic work, Attorney Owolabi M. Salis enjoys a variety of hobbies and interests. International travel is among these interests. The attorney and CPA have traveled extensively throughout South and West Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and Europe. He has traveled to more than 100 countries to date.

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