Attorney Owolabi M. Salis is a well-known lawyer who has received recognition from the Nigeria Council of Legal Education. He is also a certified public accountant with the Nigerian Institute of Chartered Accountants. He possesses the institute's Nigerian chartered accountant certification, the ACA.
Salis is a member of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations and the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria. In addition, he is a member of the Nigerian American Chamber of Commerce.
Salis has a diverse set of professional skills and abilities that include contract disputes, corporate services, drafting and lawsuits, global representation and connections, government relations, immigration advisory and applications, independence, and compliance services, international litigation and arbitration, investment relations, large debt recovery, litigation against fraud, litigation against misrepresentation, private wealth advisory, private wealth management, and private wealth management.
Salis is also active in charitable activity, supporting several charities, organizations, and other worthwhile causes. He founded Niger Delta Peoples Development, an organization that advocates for issues vital to Niger Delta residents in the United States. He also donates to the African Diaspora Network, the American Civil Liberties Union, Amnesty International, the Equity Union, the Nigerian Boys Scout, the Retired and Old People's Foundation, the University of Lagos Kegites Club, and the United Nations.
Salis has received numerous awards, including the Bond 92.9 FM Man of the People Award, the Distinguished Men of Achievement Award, the Lagos State Police Command Peace Award, the Recognition for Patriotic and Selfless Service to Nigeria, and the University of Lagos Distinguished Alumnus.