Mr. Eugene K Pettis, President of The Florida Bar, has appointed Carl H. Perdue to a new committee of the Florida Bar, the Senior Lawyers Committee. In his appointment letter, Mr. Pettis said: “This committee will serve the interests of the profession by fostering an interchange of ideas, sharing accumulated legal knowledge and experience of its members and address issues of particular interest to senior lawyers. We want the committee to identify and enhance the benefits senior lawyers can provide to The Florida Bar, the profession and the community by utilizing such lawyers’ wisdom, expertise, and experience.”
The Committee will address issues from a Florida Bar survey that highlighted the top concerns of members 55 and over: opportunities for senior lawyers, discounts on products or services, assistance on the sale or closure of a law practice, and help with technology. The Senior Lawyers Committee is open to all members of the Florida Bar, regardless of age, and will meet throughout the year.
During his 40 years of practice, Mr. Perdue has represented individuals, private businesses, and public companies. For nearly 20 years of those year, Mr. Perdue practiced in the Arabian Gulf Region. Initially, managing one of Saudi Arabia’s most prominent corporate law firms and representing Saudi Aramco (the world’s largest oil company). He later Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC), as its principal legal counsel. SABIC is another Top – 100 Global Company, and the world’s largest chemicals producer. During his 16 years with the Company, he advised C-level corporate and affiliate executives and operating affiliate managers, and he was expatriate leader of the Corporate Acquisition and Finance Teams.
Mr. Perdue’s practice focuses on domestic and international acquisitions and divestitures; business advisory and corporate governance; business transactions; corporate and project finance; government and regulatory compliance; litigation, mediation, and arbitration; and private equity and venture capital. He has represented global engineering and construction firms; industrial manufacturers; and international financial institutions as well as a Fortune – 100 global diversified agribusiness corporation. Mr. Perdue has negotiated innumerable high value, cross-border and cross-cultural corporate, commercial, and financial transactions. And, he also has significant international civil and criminal litigation, mediation, and arbitration experience; and a substantial domestic and international government affairs background.
Assouline & Berlowe is proud to announce Mr. Perdue’s involvement in the Senior Lawyers Committee. Mr. Perdue is available in Assouline & Berlowe’s Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and Boca Raton offices. He heads the firm’s Europe and Middle East Practice. He is a member of the firm’s Latin America Practice, Corporate and Finance Practice, International Law and Arbitration Practice, and Business Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice.
Please contact Mr. Perdue to discuss your international business needs.
Partner Carl H. Perdue, Esq.
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