James F. Munsell is a member of Brock Capital Group LLC. He also is senior counsel at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP based in the New York office. Mr. Munsell’s practice focuses on domestic and international financial and corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, workouts and restructurings and bank and other financings. He also has extensive experience in public and private capital markets transactions, including mortgage and other asset securitizations, representing issuers as well as underwriters. Mr. Munsell is actively involved in the firm’s Russian practice, as well as the firm’s Latin American practice, particularly capital markets issues by foreign private issuers.
Mr. Munsell joined Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton in 1969 and became a partner in 1976. From 1973 to 1977 he was resident in the London office, and from 1980 to 1983 in the Hong Kong office.
Mr. Munsell has a masters of International Affairs from Columbia University, an LL.B. degree, cum laude, from Harvard Law School and an undergraduate degree in Engineering Physics, with distinction, from Cornell University. He also studied Russian while on active duty in the United States Marine Corps.