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Shelley M. Liberto is a business and commercial law attorney practicing transactions, litigation and alternative dispute resolution (ADR) in California since 1987. He is also an international legal and judicial reform expert who has resided and worked abroad for over 17 years.

Mr. Liberto’s development experience spans the Middle East from the Arabian Gulf to the Levant and North Africa, as well as East and West Africa. He has served as both long term and short term consultant on development projects for USAID, UNDP, the World Bank-IFC, the European Union and private sector interests.

Mr. Liberto has worked in the capacities of Team Leader and Chief of Party, as well as long-term and short-term independent consultant to ongoing development projects. Mr. Liberto has also represented private interests before the arbitration panel of the International Chamber of Commerce in Paris. He is fluent in English, French, and dialectal Arabic, and is a dual US and Italian national.

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Areas of Focus

Domestic Practice

  • Commercial and business litigation
  • Arbitration and mediation
  • Attorney-Client Fee Disputes
  • Estates and trusts
  • Business transactions
  • Enterprise liability for debts of bankrupt companies
  • Intellectual property licensing, litigation and royalty enforcement
  • Real estate disputes and transactions

International Development Rule of Law

Professional Affiliations

  • State Bar of California
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Public Law Center, Santa Ana, California
  • International Law Section, Orange County Bar Association
  • Masters Section, Orange County Bar Association
  • Mandatory Fee Arbitration Panel, Orange County Bar Association
  • Lawyer Referral and Information Service, Orange County Bar Association
  • Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Orange County
  • Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent lawyers

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