Murtaza grew up in Houston, Texas, and he also lived and worked for several years overseas. After obtaining dual degrees in Business Honors / MIS and Asian American Studies from the University of Texas at Austin, he received his law degree from the University of Chicago Law School. He started his career as a corporate lawyer with Latham & Watkins in our nation’s capital and overseas in Dubai. He continued his career at Clifford Chance in their Middle East offices. Murtaza is active in various charitable and volunteer legal activities.
Murtaza enjoys spending his free time with his wife and his four children and traveling. He is also a fan of pickleball.