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Mark A. Meyer

Mark A. Meyer is an international corporate attorney and a member of the Manhattan law firm of Herzfeld & Rubin. Meyer has been a special adviser to six European heads of state. He has received Romania’s National Order of Merit in the rank of Commander, and Moldova’s highest civilian decoration, the Medal of Civic Merit.

He is an adjunct professor of law at St. John’s University School of Law in New York City. Meyer is the chair of the Foreign and Comparative Law Committee of the New York City Bar Association and co-chair of the New York State Bar Association’s Committee on Public International Law. In Bucharest, Romania, Meyer is a member of the law firm Rubin Meyer Doru & Trandafir.

A 1968 graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson’s Metropolitan Campus with a B.A. in political science, he received FDU’s Pinnacle Award in 2004. Meyer also has a J.D. degree from St. John’s University School of Law and a master’s degree from Harvard Law School. In 2007, St. John’s University gave Meyer an honorary doctorate, describing him as “a pioneer in promoting the rule of law in Central and Eastern Europe since 1990.” In 2004, he was named a Harvard Law School Traphagen Distinguished Alumnus for his “great skill in the economic, legal and political transformation of a developing region.”

Meyer has been chairman of the Romanian-American Chamber of Commerce since 1990 and received the Libertatea Award as one of the 10 most significant persons in the world to Romania.

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Honorary Degree:
Doctor of Humane Letters