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Zuber Lawler & Del Duca

Strategic Legal Solutions for Visionary Clients


Experience. Judgment. Passion.

Patrick Del Duca

파트너 변호사
Los Angeles


  • 전문분야: 사업 개업 및 폐업, 인프라확장과 자금 조달, 금융회생, 그리고 환경문제
  • 유럽과 라틴아메리카에서의 광범위한 경력
  • Pacific Council 국제정책 담당회원
  • 미국 법률가 협회 멕시코 위원회 국제법률 부문 공동의장
  • UC Davis 법과 대학원 외래교수
  • Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP 파트너 변호사
  • Kelley, Drye & Warren, LLP 파트너 변호사
  • 2011, 2010 년 The Best Lawyers in America® Magazine 국제무역과 국제금융부문 선정자
  • Loyola 법과 대학원 외래교수
  • UCLA 법과 대학원 외래교수
  • Zuber Lawler & Del Duca LLP 파트너 변호사 (현재)

주요저서 및 논문

  • Management of Environmental Liabilities in Business Transactions, 41 THE ENVIRONMENTAL LAW REPORTER, NEWS & ANALYSIS 10419 (May 2011)
  • When Language and Law Intertwine, LOS ANGELES DAILY JOURNAL (June 18, 2010)
  • Governo e forme di finanziamento delle aree metropolitane negli Stati Uniti. Una guida per la navigazione in CITTÁ A CONFRONTO: LE INSTITUZIONI METROPOLITANE NEI PAESI OCCIDENTALI (Giuseppe Franco Ferrari and Pierciro Galeone, eds.) 37 (Societá editrice il Mulino, Collana dell’Associazione Nazionale Comuni Italiani 2011)
  • with L. Del Duca and G. Gentili, Introduction to the IALS Conference on Comparative Constitutional Law, 28 PENN STATE INTERNATIONAL LAW REVIEW (Winter 2010)
  • co-editor with L. Del Duca, Judicial Highlights, UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE LAW JOURNAL
  • co-author of updates on Brazil legal developments in various 2007-2010 issues of LEGAL DEVELOPMENTS IN LATIN AMERICA NEWSLETTER, American Bar Association Section of International Law, including Brazil’s updated list of tax havens, Major Brazilian enterprises, even if not organized as a sociedade anônima, must publish their financial statements in both Official Gazettes and major newspapers, Brazil’s update and expansion of disclosure requirements for issuers of securities to the public, New Application of Tax on Depositary Receipts Traded outside Brazil, New Writ of Mandamus Law, Law no. 11,962 Extends Labor Benefits for All Brazilian Employees Abraod, Brazil’s High Court of Labor Disregards Corporate Entity, Brazil’s Experiences Its First Insider Trader Prosecution, Securities Commission Guidance on Fiduciary Duties of Administrators New Regime for Call Centers of Regulated Enterprises, Brazil’s Recent Progress to Implement International Accounting and Financial Standards, Prospective Legislative Reform to Improve Position of Non-Controlling Shareholders, Recent Improvements to Brazil’s Antitrust Enforcement Mechanisms, Corporate Governance and International Accounting Standards, and 2007: The National Year of Clean Development for Brazil
  • with L. Del Duca, An Italian Federalism? – the State, its institutions and national culture as rule of law guarantor, 54 AMERICAN JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE LAW 799 (2006)
  • with A. Feld and C. Vallejo, US Capital market debt meets emerging market collateral, in LAW OF INTERNATIONAL INSOLVENCIES AND DEBT RESTRUCTURING (Oceana/Oxford U. Press, 2006)
  • The rule of law: Mexico’s approach to expropriation disputes in the face of investment globalization, 51 UCLA LAW REVIEW 35 (2003)
  • with L. Del Duca, Selected Topics under the Convention on International Sale of Goods (CISG), 106 DICKINSON LAW REVIEW 205 (2001)
  • with D. Mortillaro, The Maturation of Italy’s Response to European Community Law: Electric and Telecommunications Sector Institutional Innovations, 23 FORDHAM INTERNATIONAL LAW JOURNAL 536 (2000)
  • with R. Zamora, Mexico’s Secured Lending Reforms, 33 UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE LAW JOURNAL 225 (2000)


  • Moderator, Secured lending and lien registry systems: best practices in the Americas and Europe, Spring meeting ABA Section of International Law, Washington, DC, April 7, 2011
  • Speaker, 2021: International Law Ten Years from now – International Financial Law and Institutions, Southwestern Law School, February 26, 2011
  • Environmental Liabilities in Business Transactions, Environmental Law Institute Western Boot Camp on Environmental Law, January 27, 2011
  • A Map for the Navigation of Metropolitan Governance and Finance in the United States, REGIMI E FORME DI FINANZIAMENTO DELLE AREE METROPOLITANE NEL DIRITTO COMPARATO, Rome, February 5, 2010
  • Moderator, U.S. – Mexico’s Introduction of Adversarial Criminal Procedure: A Judicial Earthquake Propelled by Constitutional Amendment, FALL MEETING ABA SECTION OF INTERNATIONAL LAW, Miami Beach, October 29, 2009
  • Moderator, U.S. – Mexico Commercial Arbitration and ADR, SPRING MEETING ABA SECTION OF INTERNATIONAL LAW, Washington, DC, April 16, 2009
  • National Reporter, National Unification in Federal States – Italy, INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF COMPARATIVE LAW’S CONGRESS ON THE UNIFICATION OF LAW (La incidencia del derecho uniforme en el derecho nacional: Limites y Posibilidades), Mexico City, November 13-15, 2008
  • Challenges in Implementing the UNCITRAL Legislative Guide on Secured Transactions – Importance of Secured Transactions Reform, UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE INSTITUTE, April 18, 2008, Washington, DC
  • Aspectos Legales y Manejamiento del Riesgo, Curso de Primeros Empresarios, PACE Business Development Center, Boyle Heights, February 27, 2008


Università di Bologna
laurea di giurisprudenza, 1987

European University Institute (Florence)
Ph.D, 1985

Harvard Law School
J.D., 1983

Université de Lyon II, Faculté de Sciences Économiques
DEA, 1979

Harvard University
B.A., 1978, (우등졸업)

자격 취득

변호사, 캘리포니아
변호사, 펜실베니아
변호사, 컬럼비아 특별구


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