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Valenstein, Carl

Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Law
International Transactions Clinic

2032 South Hall
Carl Valenstein, '83, is a domestic and international corporate attorney. He is currently a partner with the Washington, D.C., law firm Bingham McCutchen LLP. He focuses on domestic and international corporate and securities, mergers and acquisitions, project development, and asset finance covering a wide range of industries and geographical regions. He has particular experience in the life sciences, telecom/electronics, and cruise line industries, and has worked extensively in Latin America and the Caribbean, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and China. In addition, he advises clients on international risk management, including compliance with foreign investment review (Exon-Florio), export control and sanctions, anti-money laundering, anti-boycott and anti-corruption (FCPA) laws and regulations. He has been involved in a number of internal investigations, enforcement cases, and dispute resolution proceedings relating to his transactional and regulatory practice. For many years, he has provided legal services on a pro bono basis to a variety of microfinance institutions and has taught seminars on international transactions and dispute resolution at the International Law Institute and Michigan Law School. He is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese and conversant in French and Italian.

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