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DLA Piper attorney Dean Fealk appointed outside counsel to Halifax International Security Forum

27 November 2012

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Dean Fealk, head of DLA Piper’s Global Equity practice, has been appointed outside general counsel to the Halifax International Security Forum, a leading non-profit organization devoted to meeting emerging threats and promoting democratic values. The forum’s fourth annual summit, which is being held November 16-18, has been dubbed the “Davos of International Security” by Time magazine and the Atlantic Monthly.

Dean Fealk, head of DLA Piper’s Global Equity practice, has been appointed outside general counsel to the Halifax International Security Forum, a leading non-profit organization devoted to meeting emerging threats and promoting democratic values. The forum’s fourth annual summit, which is being held November 16-18, has been dubbed the “Davos of International Security” by Time magazine and the Atlantic Monthly.

“We are delighted to have Dean on our team,” said Peter Van Praagh, president of the forum. “Not only is he a preeminent lawyer in the area of international law, but he also brings to the table deep knowledge of and extensive background in foreign policy.”

About Dean Fealk
Fealk 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.

Active in civic affairs and public policy, he is a Truman National Security Fellow and a Carnegie New Leader of the Carnegie Council. He was named to the Daily Journal’s lists of “California's Top 20 Attorneys under 40” and “Top 75 Labor and Employment Lawyers in California,” the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal's list of "40 Under 40" in Silicon Valley and the New Leader's Council's list of “top 40 political entrepreneurs in the nation under the age of 40.” He is a graduate of Leadership San Francisco and the executive leadership program at Harvard Business School.

About the Halifax International Security Forum
The Halifax International Security Forum is a Washington, DC based non-profit organization focused on addressing emerging threats on the global landscape. Its annual summit held in Halifax is the leading global conference on international security that brings together invited participants from around the world, including minister-level leaders from government, CEOs from industry and NGOs, and leading academics and journalists. Participants have included Secretaries Leon Panetta and Condoleeza Rice, Senator John McCain, Ehud Barak and Anne Marie Slaughter.

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