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Kirkland & Ellis LLP

1301 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, N.W., WASHINGTON, D.C., 20004, USA
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Mario Mancuso

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Work +1 202-389-5070
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Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Position

Mario leads Kirkland’s International Trade and National Security practice. A former member of the President’s national security team, Mario works closely with companies, private equity sponsors, and financial institutions to identify and mitigate the international risks of operating and investing across international borders. He’s a leading advisor on matters involving CFIUS, OFAC, ITAR, EAR and FCPA.

Career

Former U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce, Industry and Security; Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense.

Member

Lecturer, Senior Fellow, Yale University, Jackson Institute for Global Affairs; Life Member, Council on Foreign Relations.

Education

NYU School of Law, J.D.; Harvard University, B.A.


United States: Dispute resolution

International trade

Within: International trade

Anchored from Washington DC, but with the ability to draw upon key practitioners in Europe and Asia, Kirkland & Ellis LLP's international trade and national security practice provides a 'holistic and integrated service' across a range of non-contentious trade issues. Spearheaded by the 'excellentMario Mancuso, the team picks up a significant amount of CFIUS work both in a freestanding capacity and by virtue of its huge volume of transactional work for its roster of private equity sponsors. Mancuso recently advised Brookfield Infrastructure on the $1.1bn acquisition of a US data center portfolio from AT&T Corporation. The team also provides strategic compliance advice across anti-corruption, sanctions and export control matters. Sanjay Mullick is also a key member of the team, which was strengthened by the recent recruitment of Anthony Rapa and of counsel Abigail Cotterill, from Steptoe & Johnson LLP and Miller & Chevalier Chartered respectively.

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