Mohammed Badwan attended the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana for his undergraduate studies. He obtained his bachelor's degree in Psychology in 2006. He was a recipient of the Dean's List Award 6 out of the 8 semesters while at the University of Illinois. Mr. Badwan was then admitted to the Southern Illinois University School of Law in 2006. He was a member of the trial-team and competed against other law schools from around the nation. During the Summer of 2008, he clerked at the Cook County State's Attorney's Office Felony Trial Division where he had the opportunity to prosecute numerous felony drug cases before the Honorable Judge Clayton Crane. He obtained his JD in the Spring of 2009. He successfully passed the bar exam in October 2009. Mr. Badwan is currently a Senior Associate and Head of the Bankruptcy Division at Sulaiman Law Group, Ltd. and focuses his practice on bankruptcy litigation (Chapters 7, 11, and 13) in federal bankruptcy court and consumer rights litigation in federal district court. To date, he has handled over 1000 consumer bankruptcies from inception to completion. Mr. Badwan has been selected to Thompson/Reuter's Super Lawyers: Illinois Rising Stars Award of Excellence for 2013 and 2014.