Fred H. Marcusa

Retired Partner

Fred Marcusa is a retired partner who practiced principally in the areas of corporate and international law. He has had many years of experience in domestic and international strategic alliances, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, financing and commercial transactions, licensing and sales, and representation agreements. He has also had extensive involvement in complex and sensitive international negotiations and investigations.

He worked extensively with French clients, including the Government of France and various French State-owned and public and private entities. In 2014, he was named "Chevalier" (Knight) of the French Legion of Honor, by decree of French President Francois Hollande, for his "accomplishments in fostering the economic relationship between France and the United States."

Mr. Marcusa served as director of companies in the US, Latin America, and Europe. He has been a strategic advisor to and lawyer for major companies in the US, Europe, Asia, Australia, and Latin America, as well as non-US governments and international non-governmental organizations. He has experience particularly in the chemical, electronics, defense and aerospace, and traditional and new media industries through transactions in the US, Europe, Asia, and Latin America. He developed a number of innovative techniques for dealing with highly complex commercial, political, and legal issues. Mr. Marcusa had significant experience with the pharmaceutical and consumer products industries, and their distribution problems.

He is widely recognized for his writing and advice to senior executives and others in strategic alliances, international commercial transactions, and leveraged buyouts, as well as advice to senior executives on various matters, including their employment agreements. At the request of various governmental and corporate institutions, he has written and spoken about various topics in corporate and international law in the US, Asia, Latin America, and Europe.


  • JD, University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1970
  • AB, Dartmouth College, 1967

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