Wail M. Alkahtany
The Law Office of Looaye M.
Al-Akkas in Association with
Vinson & Elkins LLP
Kingdom Tower, 49th Floor
2239 Oroubah Road
Olaya, Unit No. 9
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Wail’s practice includes capital markets, regulatory compliance, corporate governance, M&A, and contractual disputes.
A Saudi national, Wail previously served as Chief Legal Counsel at the Ministry of Finance, where his responsibilities included setting internal rules and regulations, and overseeing the development of regulations and market policies. Specifically, he led the team that concluded the development and issuance of the new Government Procurement Law and its Implementing Regulations.
Wail is dually US and Saudi law qualified.
- Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law, Ohio, USA, J.D., 2003
- Fairleigh Dickinson University, M.S. Electrical Engineering, 1996
- Fairleigh Dickinson University, B.S. Electrical Engineering, 1995
- The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
- Washington D.C.
- Arabic (native speaker)