Tariq Hasan, Esq.
A distinguished and experienced lawyer and business strategist, Tariq is the Chief Executive Officer of O3 Worldwide, LLC which is focused on the financing and development of air transport services and sports facilities infrastructure in the United States. Tariq is the visionary and architect of A BETTER WORLD THROUGH SPORTS (ABWTS).
Tariq was previously a Senior Advisor to A Better LA⸺the non-profit organization founded by Pete Carroll, NFL Head Coach for the Seattle Seahawks⸺which focuses on reducing violence in the inner-cities of Los Angeles. Tariq is also the founder of the Center on Global Security & Cooperation which, as its initial purpose, is dedicated to promoting goodwill, enhanced security, and commerce between the United States and the Arabian Gulf. Additionally, Tariq is a senior advisor on international security issues to numerous government and private entities in the United States and globally.
Prior to his current position, Tariq was an environmental attorney for Selman Breitman, LLP and Vice President, Business Development & General Counsel for TrueMRI, a visionary healthcare services company within the positional-Magnetic Resonance Imaging market. Under Tariq’s business development stewardship, TrueMRI developed and implemented proprietary processes and technology, allowing for the delivery of the world’s most accurate and comprehensive tool for the evaluation and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries. Tariq was responsible for the sales and financial performance of the medical-legal and sports divisions with revenue generation in excess of $100 million and he raised tens of millions of dollars of private equity and debt for the company. Tariq has taken a leadership position in the advancement of MRI, telemedicine, and teleradiology in the United States and internationally. Leveraging his experience in healthcare and medical imaging, Tariq is the Co-Founder and Chairman of IMAGES FOR OUR WORLD, a Non-Government Organization (NGO), focused on the distribution and deployment of modern medical diagnostic imaging technology and capability (equipment and services) into the most impoverished parts of the developing world.
As a trial lawyer, Tariq has successfully litigated and resolved multi-million-dollar catastrophic personal injury claims against international airlines, aircraft manufacturers, automobile manufacturers, and governmental entities. Additionally, Tariq has successfully defended insurers on significant, and often times institutional, multi-billion-dollar environmental insurance litigation and coverage claims.
Tariq was invited as a “World Thinker” to the Third Festival of Thinkers under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander, UAE Armed Forces.
Tariq received his Juris Doctorate from Loyola Marymount University (First Honors; Willem C. Vis Moot Court) and he completed his undergraduate education at the University of California, Berkeley where he received degrees in both Political Science and History.
Tariq lives in Southern California, enjoys attending local college and professional sporting events, and spends much of his time traveling around the world.
B.S. University of California, Berkeley
J.D. Loyola Law School
California State Courts
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
U.S. District Court, Central District of California
U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
American Bar Association
State Bar of California