Carlton Fields’ Andrew J. Markus Appointed Honorary Consul of the Republic of Bulgaria

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Miami, Fla. – The Council of Ministers of the Republic of Bulgaria has appointed Carlton Fields Shareholder Andrew J. Markus as the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Bulgaria. His consular jurisdiction is the state of Florida, with the seat of the Consulate in Miami.
In his role as the Honorary Consul, Markus will promote trade and academic, cultural, business and professional exchange and arrange for official visits to Florida and from Florida to the Republic of Bulgaria. Markus will also coordinate with the Bulgarian community of Florida
At Carlton Fields, Markus represents U.S. and non-U.S. companies in international and domestic corporate transactions including joint ventures, strategic alliances, mergers and acquisitions, public private infrastructure partnerships, and multi-jurisdictional international projects. He also regularly provides contractual advice and counseling on commercial matters including electronic commerce, distribution of goods and services, supply contracting, intellectual property licensing, direct marketing, advertising, entertainment oriented matters, sports broadcasting rights marketing, cable and satellite television, and wholesale and retail consumer products distribution and sales.
Markus is board-certified in International Law by The Florida Bar. He is a member of the American Law Institute and a member of the Board of Governors of the American Bar Association. He is fluent in French, Portuguese, and Spanish.
Markus earned his J.D. from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, with honors, and his LL.M. in International and Comparative Law from Vrije Universiteit Brussel, magna cum laude. He holds a B.A. from Duke University.

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