Attorney - Carsten Alting

Attorney:

Carsten Alting
Partner
HBS Atlanta Office

P: 404-954-6938
F: 404-954-5020
E: calting@hallboothsmith.com
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Overview

Carsten Alting practices in the areas of business law, corporate law, international transactions between the U.S and EU countries, investments, immigration and civil practice. He is a member of the German, Georgia, and New York bars.

Prior to joining Hall Booth Smith, Mr. Alting was of counsel with the firm of Nelson Mullins. He is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and the German American Lawyers Association-Atlanta Chapter. Mr. Alting is fluent in the German, English and French languages.

Mr. Alting received a Master’s of Law from St. Louis University of Law in 1994 and completed his German law studies at the University of Mainz in 1988. He passed the German 2nd state exam in 1991 and was admitted to practice law in Germany in 1991. Mr. Alting is the author of "Doing Business in Germany" and "Piercing the Corporate Veil in American and German Law – Liability of Individuals and Entities: A Comparative View," 2 Tulsa Journal of Comparative and International Law, 187, 1995.

Practice Areas

Transactional

Mr. Alting advises numerous foreign clients, with an emphasis on Germany and other European countries, doing business in the United States on all legal issues they may face. The work primarily includes corporate and commercial work including transactional, contract, employment and immigration matters. The transactional work consists of assisting clients with setting up a legal entity in the United States, including advice on the best corporate structure, as well as corporate restructuring matters, joint ventures and M&A work.

 

Education

LL.M., 1994 St. Louis University School of Law
Assessorexamen (German 2nd state exam), 1991
Law Degree, 1988 University of Mainz 

Admitted

Georgia - 2011
New York  - 1996
Germany - 1991 

Publications

"Piercing the Corporate Veil in American and German Law - Liability of Individuals and Entities: A Comparative View," 2 Tulsa Journal of Comparative and International Law, 187, 1995

"Doing Business in Germany"