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James Carlson

James Carlson

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Kaufman Management Center
44 West Fourth Street, 9-150
New York, NY 10012

E-mail jcarlson@stern.nyu.edu

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James Carlson advises business and corporate clients on acquisitions-related work and on securities matters. His acquisitions experience includes public and private mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions, including leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations and spin-offs.

His securities experience includes investment grade and high yield debt securities, both publicly offered and privately placed, and initial public offerings. James has been listed in Euromoney Legal Media Group's World's Leading Capital Markets Lawyers (2003).

Courses Taught

  • law & Bus in Microfinance (FINC-GB.3354.020)
  • Microfinance (FINC-UB.0042.001)
  • Modern Investment Strategies and New Financial Products (C15.0042)
  • Topics in Investments (C15.0042.001)

Academic Background

J.D., 1981
Northwestern University (cum laude)

B.A., 1977
Princeton University (magna cum laude)

Selected Publications

James Carlson, John R. Hewitt
Securities Practice and Electronic Technology
a treatise published by Law Journal Press

Areas of Expertise


  • Microfinance