Michael Beckman is a Partner at ACSV Legal and focuses on securities and M&A transactions. Michael moved to Vietnam in 2016. Prior to working at ACSV Legal, he worked at Sullivan & Cromwell in New York, Los Angeles, and London, Debevoise & Plimpton in New York and an international law firm in Vietnam, managed his own hedge funds for a decade and has been a management consultant with McKinsey & Company in the Pharmaceutical and Medical Products practice group.

Michael graduated with his BA magna cum laude from Cornell University, received an MA from Princeton University and his JD from Yale Law School. He also studied at both Cambridge University in England and Georg-August University in Germany. He is a member of the bar in New York and California and is a registered foreign lawyer in Vietnam.

Michael is a member of the Board of Governors and a member of the Healthcare and Education Committees of the American Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam, and a member of the Vietnam Business Forum Consortium’s Management Board.

Michael is a native English-speaker, also speaks fluent German and some Russian.

Areas of Expertise

Michael has advised clients on numerous international transactions, structured finance, M&A, and commercial agreements. He has been advising clients from a wide range of industries such as education, fitness, healthcare, F&B, retail and manufacturing.