Attorney Abdul Hakim-Shabazz, Of Counsel with LEWIS AND WILKINS LLP, is a frequent political commentator on Indianapolis-area television and radio programs. Abdul hosts a daily talk radio show on WIBC from 6pm to 7pm.
Indiana’s presidential primary election was held May 3, 2016. The primary election was important to presidential candidates running on both the Republican and Democratic tickets. To help listeners, viewers, and readers make sense of Hoosier politics, Abdul was featured in many national and international news outlets. For instance, on May 3rd, Abdul was a guest on Boston’s NPR show “Here & Now.” On April 25th, Abdul was quoted in a Bloomberg Politics article titled “Let’s Make a Deal” about the alliance between two presidential candidates. On April 29th, Abdul was quoted in New Zealand’s “Stuff” news webpage about the strategic difference for a campaign between paying for commercials rather than hiring staffers. On April 30th, Abdul offered opinions to Belarus’ news organization Naviny about presidential candidate Donald J. Trump’s chances of winning the Hoosier state.
Abdul-Hakim Shabazz has extensive political and public policy experience. He has covered politics in both Indiana and Illinois for more than 20 years. He has worked as a Visiting Fellow at the Illinois Policy Institute, a free-market think tank in Springfield, IL. More recently he has served as an advisor to the Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice in Indiana. Abdul is on the faculty of University of Indianapolis and Ivy Tech. Abdul is licensed in Illinois. Abdul is Of Counsel with LEWIS AND WILKINS LLP. The firm’s phone number is (317) 495-7100.