Dominic S. DePersis, Of Counsel

JD, Syracuse University College of Law; Global Law and Practice Certificate, Syracuse University College of Law; BS, Management, Binghamton University; Certificate in Human Resource Management, Binghamton University


Admitted: District of Columbia, New York, New Jersey, and Minnesota


Dominic S. DePersis is an attorney admitted in multiple jurisdictions, and a resident of Goodwin Weber PLLC’s New York City office.  He has experience in international law, anti-corruption laws, compliance, contracts, estates and trusts, probate litigation, real estate, oil and gas, project finance, entertainment law, and art.



Mr. DePersis is a member of the United Nations Global Compact Anti-Corruption Working Group and has experience in the area of corporate compliance.  He is a co-author of Anti-Corruption Guidelines (“Toolkit”) for MBA Curriculum Change: A Project by the Anti-Corruption Working Group of the PRME Initiative, United Nations Global Compact.

Mr. DePersis is a confidential global legal advisor to individuals, businesses, financiers, and elected officials, facilitating and negotiating matters worldwide.  He has experience in ensuring the legality of commercial transactions, advising corporations on their legal rights and duties, including the duties and responsibilities of corporate officers. He has managed matters in healthcare, government, higher education, food and beverage, banking, credit unions, construction, entertainment, and energy.  He has handled matters as diverse as power plant purchase and sale agreements, energy contracts, joint ventures, project finance and development agreements, oil and gas, and art matters that integrate a variety of legal theories.  In doing this work he has developed a broad network of colleagues around the world.  His work has taken him to Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Kyiv, Almaty, Kaohsiung, New York, Bogotá, and Buenos Aires.

Mr. DePersis is a business and law professor, as well as an author on topics in global business and jurisprudence.  He has been recognized for his teaching by the International Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers; for law by Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who in American Law. He has an extensive knowledge of the public policy dimensions of international trade, banking, and economic development and a special expertise in Eastern Europe and Eurasia.

He has had the opportunity to lecture at a number of institutions worldwide, including as Visiting Scholar at Fortune Institute of Technology in Taiwan and at several other universities.  Courses taught include International Law, Sports Law, Business Law, Strategy, Civil Litigation, Contract Law, Legal Research and Writing, Sales, Property Law, and Torts.

Moreover, Mr. DePersis has authored several journal articles and contributed to industry journals and reviews.  He is affiliated with the Academy of Management; the European Academy of Management; European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management, and the American Bar Association.

Contact Mr. DePersis for an initial consultation if you require legal counsel in Mr. DePersis’ practice areas.