Chair, Governance Committee

Magnus Karlberg of New York, New York is an Associate at Mayer Brown LLP, specializing in cross-border mergers and acquisitions and other corporate transactions. Originally, from Sweden, Karlberg’s experience with YFU began in 1995-96 as an exchange student in Virginia Beach, Virginia. After studies in Sweden and Spain, Karlberg pursued a legal career in Europe, working for law firm Mannheimer Swartling Advokatbyra AB in Gothenburg, Sweden and the European Union’s Trademark and Design Office (OHIM) in Alicante, Spain. In 2005-06, as a Knut and Alice Wallenberg Fellow, Karlberg attended Harvard Law School where he earned a Master of Laws. He has since practiced law in New York City with Mayer Brown LLP, Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP and MetLife, Inc. Karlberg is admitted to the bar in New York and is fluent in Spanish, Swedish, and Norwegian.

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