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Korab R. Sejdiu is one of the founding partners of Sejdiu & Qerkini, LLC and currently serves as its Managing Director. He is licensed to practice law in the United States (New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania).
He received his Bachelor of Science degree at The College of New Jersey in 2001, majoring in International Business and Economics. In 2004, he received his Juris Doctor degree from Widener University in Delaware, U.S.A. In the last year of his Juris Doctor studies, he was named a Wolcott Fellow, an honor extended to four exceptional students, which allowed him to clerk for the Delaware Court of Chancery, the notorious U.S. court for corporate matters. Also during his doctoral studies, he was the Managing Editor of the Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, a leading national journal.
He thereafter passed the bar exam and received his attorney licenses in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Initially, he clerked for the New Jersey Supreme Court and then joined a prestigious Philadelphia law firm, representing Fortune 500 clients on corporate and commercial issues.
He returned to Kosova at the end of 2007 and was hired by Bearing Point (a USAID contractor) as a Legal Adviser on a project supporting the Kosova Assembly, and later the Office of the President of the Republic of Kosova, and as a commercial law trainer for the Kosovo judiciary and Chamber of Advocates. Mr. Sejdiu served as the Legal Adviser and Counsel to the President of the Republic of Kosovo from 19 March 2008, up until the end of the President’s term in September 2010.
He also taught Business Law and International Economic Law for undergraduate and masters students at the Law Faculty of the University of Prishtina and the Economic Faculty of Riinvest College. In the past, Mr. Sejdiu also made regular teaching visits at the prestigious Imperial College London, where he taught MBA students on corporate social responsibility and business ethics. Mr. Sejdiu currently teaches at the American University in Kosovo (AUK) courses Law & Society and Modern Constitutional Law. He has been published in the areas of commercial, international, and constitutional law.
Mr. Sejdiu is also Chairman of the Board of the Civil Rights Program / Kosovo, which serves the legal interests of the underprivileged and unrepresented citizens of Kosovo.
Apart from Albanian, he also speaks English and Serbian. He is married and has two children.