Shaykh Abdallah Adhami was born in Georgetown, Washington, DC, of the noble lineage of the family of the Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him. He began his studies of shari’ah at the age of eight, and heard his first scholarly narrative in 1975. He earned scholarly licenses from many eminent scholars from Damascus, Egypt, and Morocco. As a certified narrator of hadith, he is honored with the highest doctoral credential in the interdisciplinary legal canon.
Shaykh Abdallah also holds a degree in architecture from Pratt in New York City, and has seven years of international corporate experience in the area of organizational development and executive training.
Shaykh Abdallah Adhami has been serving the needs of the Muslim community in North America for over twenty years, and is a creative and legal consultant to corporate and creative professionals in the public and private sector around the world.
His post-doctoral works center on exploring the legal, ethical, and spiritual dimensions of the linguistic implications of shari’ah texts. His works also strive to relate the eternal relevance of the essence of shari’ah laws as a vehicle to enhance modern lived experience. He is the founder and chairman of SAKEENAH.