Lee Buchheit

Lee Buchheit

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Lee Buchheit retired in 2019 after a 43-year career with Cleary Gottlieb. His practice mainly focused on international and corporate transactions, including sovereign debt management, privatization, project finance, and Eurocurrency financial transactions. He is a recognized world expert in sovereign debt restructuring. Buchheit has worked on debt restructuring in numerous emerging markets countries, including Argentina, Greece, and Venezuela. Buchheit is also the author of two books in international law and over 40 articles on professional matters.

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