Jeffrey Burt is a retired partner whose principal areas of practice included international transactional law, complex litigation, and international arbitration. Mr. Burt has extensive on-the-ground experience in the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe dating back to 1986 when the former Soviet Union first opened its doors to foreign investment. He was involved in the privatization of state-owned assets, and has provided counsel to clients in joint ventures involving more than a dozen countries.

Mr. Burt was Chairman of the Committee on Newly Independent States of the Section of International Law and Practice of the American Bar Association. He was a director of the Russian American Chamber of Commerce from 2000 to 2007 and served on its Executive Committee.  He has also served on the faculty of Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, DC. and has lectured on the subjects of export controls, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and international joint ventures.


  • BA, Princeton University, 1966, magna cum laude
  • LLB, Yale Law School, 1970
  • MA, Economics, Yale University, 1970
  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • Supreme Court of the United States

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