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  • General Course, The London School of Economics, 1990
  • B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1991, with honors
  • M.A., Foreign Affairs, University of Virginia, 1994, with honors
  • J.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1997
  • North Carolina, 1997
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Charlotte, NC 28202-4003

Scott D. Syfert

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Foreign and domestic clients rely on Scott Syfert to handle their complex corporate transactions, general corporate and commercial law matters -- whether in Europe, Asia, South America or the United States.  He has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, international joint ventures and international transactions.

Of Note

  • Included on Who’s Who Legal M&A and Governance list, 2015
  • Included in Best Lawyers in America for Corporate Law, 2013-2018
  • Included on the North Carolina Super Lawyers list for 2012-2015.  His primary area of practice listed is International law.
  • Included on Business North Carolina's Legal Elite list, 2011
  • Board, Central Piedmont Community College
  • Board, Bechtler Museum of Modern Art
  • Founder, The May 20th Society
  • Project Leader, The Charlotte Liberty Walk 
  • Board, Charlotte Trail of History
  • Selected to Charlotte Business Journal's "40 under 40," 2004
  • Board of Advisors, Charlotte Chamber of Commerce
  • Jessup Cup International Moot Court Team
  • National Champions, U.S. Space Law Moot Court Competition
  • Senior Staff member, North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation

Publications:

  • Author, The First American Declaration of Independence?, 2014
  • Co-Author, Smart Guide to United States Visas, 2012
  • Co-Author, “ U.S. Visa Options and Strategies for the Information Technology Industry,” 27 North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation 301, 2001
  • Author, “Capitalism or Corruption?  Corporate Structure, Western Investment and Commercial Crime in the Russian Federation,” 18 New York  Law School Journal of International and Comparative Law 357 Reg. 389, 1999
  • Co-Author, “The Immigration Consequences of Mergers, Acquisitions and Other Corporate Restructuring:  A Practitioner’s Guide,” 24 North Carolina Journal International Law and Commercial Regulation 547, 1999
  • Co-Author, “Beyond Compliance:  Corruption, Corporate Responsibility and Ethical Standards in the New Global Economy,” 22 North Carolina Journal International Law and Commercial Regulation 389, 1997

Professional Affiliations

  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • International Bar Association