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Associate Christopher Imad Mdeway focuses his practice on maritime law, real estate, general liability, and commercial litigation. He provides comprehensive litigation and transactional counsel to his clients in municipal, state, and federal courts.

Mr. Mdeway has experience guiding clients from case inception, through trial, and ultimately execution of judgment as first-chair. He is experienced in counseling clients on a variety of business matters including property tax appeals and abatements, portfolio assessment, real estate transactions, business certifications, and corporate compliance.

Prior to joining Kaufman Dolowich, Mr. Mdeway served as an associate at a prominent Philadelphia real estate law boutique. While in law school, Mr. Mdeway served as a judicial intern to U.S. District Court Judge Michael J. Newman of the Southern District of Ohio, and to Judge Frank Covello of the New Jersey Superior Court, Passaic Vicinage. Additionally, he served as a student attorney in Villanova Law’s Clinic for Asylum, Refugee, and Emigrant Services where he represented families from the Middle East, Central America, and West Africa. While at Villanova Law, he was the inaugural Salman Al-Sudairi Scholar.


  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court
    • District Court of New Jersey
    • Eastern District of Pennsylvania


  • Villanova University School of Law – J.D.
  • American University, The School of International Service – B.A.

Professional Memberships

  • Armenian Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
    • Business and Commercial Litigation Special Committee (2024-2025)
    • International Law and Organizations Special Committee (2024-2025)
  • Philadelphia Bar Association

Awards & Honors

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