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Shane Meckler

Attorney Advisor - International

Shane Meckler is an Attorney Advisor for the Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP) in the Office of the General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Commerce. Mr. Meckler’s overseas work focuses on legal reform and economic development issues with countries in the Asia-Pacific Region. 

Prior to joining CLDP, Mr. Meckler was an attorney in the New York and São Paulo offices of Clifford Chance LLP where his practice included cross-border financing, debt and equity capital markets, and corporate governance. Mr. Meckler also served as a U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer in Mozambique, where he facilitated health, youth development, and income-generation programming and activities.

Mr. Meckler received his law degree from New York University School of Law, where he served as the Senior Notes Editor for the New York University Journal of International Law and Politics. He also received his bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Central Florida. Mr. Meckler is admitted to practice law in New York State. He is proficient in Portuguese.