Bassel El-Kasaby is the founder of Kasaby Law. Practicing primarily in Immigration law, civil rights, and transportation law, Bassel holds a Juris Doctor degree with distinction from the University of Iowa. He also has a Master’s Degree in Urban Planning. As an adjunct faculty member at the University of Nebraska at Omaha Aviation Institute, he is involved in teaching and research on aviation law, policy, and regulation. He has published on issues involving aviation law, insurance, and passenger rights. As an attorney, he has been involved in major civil rights litigation and has acted as counsel for several private and non-profit organizations in the field of transportation. In 2008, Bassel was the recipient of the Visionary Award of the Nebraska State Bar Association for his commitment to public service and was named the 2008 Roger Baldwin Civil Libertarian of the Year award by the ACLU. Born in Giza, Egypt, he is also fluent in English, Arabic, French, and Spanish.