Carina De Pellegrin

Counsel

Ottawa
CDePellegrin@blg.com
613.787.3725

Omar is a litigator whose practice focuses on regulatory enforcement, government and internal investigations, white collar criminal defence, and civil litigation.

Prior to joining BLG, Omar practiced in New York at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, where he represented U.S. and international corporations and executives in complex civil litigation and regulatory enforcement matters. He conducted a variety of internal investigations related to foreign corrupt practices, accounting fraud, inaccurate books and records, misleading public disclosure, cybersecurity and internal controls failures. Omar also regularly advised clients on whistleblower matters and corporate compliance programs.

From 2015 to 2016, Omar served as a law clerk to Judge Joseph A. Greenaway, Jr. at the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

Bar Admission & Education

  • Ontario, 2019
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, 2017
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, 2017
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 2016
  • New York, 2015
  • JD (magna cum laude), University of Pennsylvania, 2014
  • Certificate in Management, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 2014
  • HBA (Ivey Scholar) Ivey Business School, Western University, 2011