Mr. Wallenstein offers his clients practical, no-nonsense solutions to a wide variety of legal and compliance concerns. He delivers advice developed from over 15 years of legal, compliance, and risk management experience– most recently as Chief Compliance Officer 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 practice focusing on anti-corruption and anti-bribery, with C-suite experience at major international (public) corporations in the energy sector. Significant experience with contracts and internal legal department management.

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