Umit Herguner

Umit Herguner

Mr. Herguner received his LLM from the Washington College of Law in 1984.

He is the managing partner of the law firm of Herguner Bilgen Ozeke, in Istanbul, Turkey. He previously worked for the firm of Reid & Priest (now Thelne, Reid, Brown, Raysman & Steiner) in New York, as a special counsel on foreign law.

Mr. Herguner has lectured on topics including business law at the Koc University Graduate School of Business, international business and organization at the Marmara University School of Business Administration, and public international law at the Istanbul School of Law. He is the recipient of the Dupont Fellowship, the Fullbright Scholarship and the Stipendium granted by the Goethe Institute. Mr. Herguner is a member of several organizations including the American Turkish Council, the American Society of International Law, the Corporate Governance Association of Turkey (President 2005-2007), the TUSIAD Turkish Insdustrialists' and Businessmen's Association, the TURKAM Turkey-EU Cooperation Association, and the Propeller Club. He has authored a number of articles on various legal subjects.