Philip von Mehren is a partner and the Co-Chair of Venable's New York Corporate Group. He routinely handles cross-border and domestic acquisitions and dispositions. Mr. von Mehren is outside counsel for the Latin American Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (LAVCA), the leading international association for Latin American-focused GPs and LPs. Mr. von Mehren is a frequent writer on issues relating to private investment and cross-border legal representation. He has also lectured on NAFTA at Harvard Law School, New York University School of Law and Fordham Law School.