Leen Al-Alami is an attorney at the international law firm, Dechert LLP, where she focuses her practice on corporate and securities transactions. Currently based in Philadelphia, Leen was born and raised in Amman, Jordan, and first became involved with Seeds of Peace in 1996 when she attended summer camp in Maine as a member of the Jordanian delegation. Since then, she has participated in numerous Seeds of Peace-related events, including as a speaker at annual galas and as a participant in the Middle East Youth Summit in Villars, Switzerland, and the “Breaking News, Making Headlines” media conference in New York City. She was also a member of the Seeds of Peace Young Leadership Committee and Communications Committee.
Beyond her corporate legal work, Leen also represents clients, pro bono, in the area of prisoners’ rights and as a child advocate with the Support Center for Child Advocates in custody, abuse and neglect cases.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Leen served as communications analyst and strategist in the Office of King Abdullah II of Jordan. She has also served as a project manager for government communications in the Executive Council of the Government of Dubai, as well as press and information officer for the European Union Delegation to Jordan.
Leen earned a BA in Government, cum laude, and an MA in Middle Eastern Studies, both from Harvard University. She received her law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Leen speaks English, Arabic, French and Hebrew.