DLA Piper partner Dean Fealk named a US-Spain Council Young Leader
3 Apr 2012
DLA Piper today announced that San Francisco partner Dean Fealk has been selected to join a delegation of 10 young American leaders traveling to Spain to promote the bilateral relationship between the United States and Spain. The delegation, sponsored by the US-Spain Council and the Spanish government, will meet with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, members of the Spanish Parliament, editors of El Pais, and representatives of leading Spanish multinational companies and NGOs.
"I am deeply honored to be part of this important delegation and look forward to working on areas of common interest and concern between the US and Spain, including trade, investment, education and culture," said Dean Fealk.
About Dean Fealk
Dean Fealk leads DLA Piper's Global Equity Practice. He advises leading multinational companies on a wide range of legal and strategic issues related to doing business overseas, including corporate, securities, regulatory, tax, labor, foreign exchange and data privacy. He has considerable experience in cross-border, equity-based compensation programs and international employment matters in Europe, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa.
Fealk was named by The Daily Journal to its list of California's "Top 20 Attorneys under 40," the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal's list of "40 Under 40" movers and shakers in Silicon Valley impacting their businesses and their communities, and the New Leader's Council's list of top 40 political entrepreneurs in the nation under the age of 40.
Active in civic affairs and public policy, Fealk is a Fulbright Scholar, a Truman National Security Fellow and a Carnegie New Leader of the Carnegie Council. He serves on the Finance Council of the California Democratic Party, the Executive Committee for International Law of the State Bar of California and the advisory group to the California Economic Strategy Panel. He is a graduate of Leadership San Francisco and the Executive Leadership Program at Harvard Business School.
About the US-Spain Council
The United States-Spain Council is a non-profit organization in which US and Spanish corporate leaders, top government officials and leaders in education and culture promote stronger ties between the two countries. The Council seeks to stimulate bilateral trade and investment, bringing companies together around business opportunities in both countries, conducting annual forums where business and government leaders explore the key policy and economic matters affecting commerce, and foster educational and cultural programs. Former US Vice President Albert Gore and former Spanish President José María Aznar established the United States-Spain Council in May 1996. Since its founding, the United States-Spain Council has been chaired by former United States Senators Bob Graham, Christopher Dodd, Mel Martinez and former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson. Senator Robert Menendez of New Jersey currently serves as the Council's Honorary Chairman.