Mohammad O. Jazil
Mohammad “Mo” Jazil is a partner with Holtzman Vogel, where he represents clients in state and federal constitutional cases, white-collar criminal proceedings, government investigations, election disputes, Clean Water Act and Clean Air Act rulemaking and enforcement cases, federal telecommunications matters, Everglades restoration, takings cases, pricing disputes, and general civil appeals. He has served as first chair in federal district court trials and state court evidentiary hearings; briefed and argued dispositive motions and appeals before the federal district courts, Florida’s intermediate appellate courts, the Florida Supreme Court, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; and briefed cases before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Chambers USA calls Mo “a very good thinker,” “fantastic,” and “an excellent litigator.”
Since the summer of 2018, Mo continues to represent Florida’s Governors and Secretaries of State on election-related and redistricting matters before the federal and state trial courts, the Florida Supreme Court, the Eleventh Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court. He served as lead counsel for the State in federal cases filed during the 2018 recount for three statewide races. Of the nineteen federal cases filed against the State since the summer of 2018, where Mohammad served as lead counsel, seventeen cases were dismissed (two after reversal of the district court’s post-trial judgment), and two cases settled.
Mo has also represented the Florida House of Representatives on issues of statewide importance. His work for the House spans two speakerships on issues as varied as cannabis regulation and transportation policy.
U.S. Courts of Appeals
U.S. District Courts
Florida Supreme Court
Florida Courts of Appeals