Mr. Wallenstein offers his clients practical, no-nonsense solutions to a wide variety of legal and compliance concerns. He delivers advice developed from almost two decades of legal, compliance, and risk management experience– most recently as Chief Compliance Officer and Assistant General Counsel for a public international company in the oil and gas sector. Having been based during his career in Mexico City, Dubai, and various US cities, Mr. Wallenstein’s counsel is tempered with a unique cultural and linguistic sensitivity that ensures optimal effectiveness. (He speaks English, Spanish and Portuguese.) As a result, he is the counsel of choice for complex matters, his most recent appointment being the Compliance Expert for a World Bank debarment matter.


LICENSED TO PRACTICE IN: Member of the New York, DC, and Texas Bars.

CURRENT FIRM: Wallenstein Law Group

PRIOR FIRM(S): Linklaters

LAW SCHOOL: Stanford University

HONORS AND AWARDS: Published author (Stanford Law Review).


Corporate and Securities

(Corporate Governance)

Government Investigations

(FCPA and Anti-Corruption)

Energy and Infrastructure Projects

(Oil & Gas)

INDUSTRY: A boutique legal and compliance practice, offering two decades of finely honed experience (generated from time at BigLaw firms and C-suite experience at major international public corporations). Specialized expertise in contracts drafting and negotiations, corporate governance and advice, compliance and international trade law, and internal legal department management.

NOTABLE ROLES/EXPERIENCE: Chief Compliance Officer, McDermott International (Houston)