FORA.tv Speaker - Lamia Matta
Lamia Matta counsels and represents clients in complex litigation matters and has worked on cases that implicate foreign policy issues, particularly in the Middle East. Ms. Matta also practices in the area of international trade and focuses on matters involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), export controls, and trade policy. She has conducted internal investigations in multiple countries on behalf of multinational corporations and has assisted in numerous FCPA due diligence reviews in the lead-up to major acquisitions and mergers. In addition, Ms. Matta has recognized experience in the Middle East and North Africa and has represented both U.S. and non-U.S. clients -- private and public businesses as well as governments -- in international trade, commercial, and criminal defense matters arising from the transaction of business between the United States and the Arab World.
Before joining Miller & Chevalier, Ms. Matta worked for a number of years as a legal adviser in the peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority. In that context, she provided advice to the Palestinian negotiators, the Office of the Authority’s President, and a number of its ministries, including the Ministries of Civil Affairs, Finance, and Planning. She also prepared numerous opinions relating to governance, anti-corruption, and judicial reforms; land laws; land policy regimes; and elections laws. She has significant experience in international public law issues and attendant political applications, and has delivered numerous presentations on these matters at international conferences and before international diplomats.
03.25.11 | 01:23:21 min
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