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Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

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Public Policy; Africa; Aviation, Aerospace & Transportation; China; Construction; Crisis Management; Cybersecurity, Data Protection & Privacy; Energy; FinTech, Payments & Blockchain; Regulatory; International Trade; Media & Enertainment; Middle East; Travel, Leisure & Hospitality; Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)


Matthew Oresman is able to navigate complex international challenges, succeeding where cross-border business, law, policy and politics all meet.

Matthew leads the firm’s International Public Policy practice, carrying out high-profile activities in many of the world’s capital cities. He principally advises governments, political leaders, businesses and NGOs on achieving their most important objectives. He regularly designs and implements legal and policy solutions, including managing integrated U.S. and Europe-based initiatives. He advises global businesses on entry into emerging markets and compliance with U.S. and international regulations.


J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 2007

B.A., International Relations, University of Pennsylvania, 2002

Lawyer Rankings

London > Industry focus > Emerging markets

(Next Generation Partners)

Matthew OresmanPillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP operates in emerging markets from China and the Asia Pacific Region, the Indian sub-continent, through to Russia and the CIS states, the Middle East and Africa. It handles lender-side for financial institutions, as well as acting for sponsors and borrowers on debt and equity financing, M&A, outward/inward investment, the sale and purchase of non-performing loan portfolios, strategic investment and ancillary services. Head of corporate James Campbell is head of the firm-wide Africa practice, and he advises a broad range of clients from start-ups to Fortune 50 companies and international governments. Key partner Osama Abu-Dehays represents broadcasters, football leagues, telecom companies and technology providers across the Middle East and North Africa. Matthew Oresman leads the international public policy practice, advising governments, political leaders, businesses and NGOs. Corporate partner Gavin Watson specialises in deals in the energy and sustainable finance sectors, particularly oil and gas, LNG, refinery and petrochemical projects.