(Nashville, TN / August 26, 2013) Baker Donelson announces the addition of Dr. Klint Alexander to the Firm's Nashville, Tennessee, Washington, D.C. and London offices.
Dr. Alexander, who joins as of counsel and a member of Baker Donelson's Global Business Team, concentrates his practice in the areas of global trade and commercial transactions, dispute resolution and general business law. For more than 10 years, he has represented and counseled businesses in the United States, the United Kingdom and other countries on global and domestic law matters. Dr. Alexander served as a trade negotiator in the Clinton administration during the 1990s, where he led the U.S. negotiating team to the World Trade Organization for trade policy reviews and represented the U.S. in negotiations before the World Customs Organization in Brussels. He also served as a speechwriter and research assistant to former Secretary of Defense Harold Brown at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, D.C.
A 1999 graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law, Dr. Alexander holds his Bachelor's degree in History from Yale University, and received his Masters and his Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge in England. He is a member of The Law Society of England and Wales and has a background in higher education, serving as Senior Lecturer in Law and International Politics at Vanderbilt University and the University of London's Institute of Advanced Legal Studies. Dr. Alexander has authored and edited several books, book chapters and articles, including Higher Education Law: Policy & Perspectives, a book which he co-authored in 2010.
"Klint is a talented practitioner with a wealth of knowledge pertaining to global trade and business law," said John M. Scannapieco, co-chair of Baker Donelson's Global Business Team. "His background and proficiency in cross-border business transactions makes him an invaluable addition to our team and expands the services we can offer our clients through our London office."
The Global Business Team is comprised of 45 practitioners located across the Firm's 20 offices and represents U.S. and foreign clients all over the world in commercial and financial transactions and disputes. Our experience includes all types of cross-border business transactions, trade and trade compliance, protecting and managing global intellectual property rights, energy, maritime and assisting both U.S. and foreign companies enter new markets.