Stefanos N. Roulakis
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Stefanos Roulakis concentrates his practice on international and maritime law. He counsels clients on a wide range of regulatory matters, including international and domestic environmental standards, cabotage requirements, and international trade. He also advises clients on cross-border transactions.
Mr. Roulakis has experience working on key maritime matters and initiatives, such as proposing strategies under the National Invasive Species Act to modify Coast Guard and International Maritime Organization regulations for ballast water treatment systems. He has also advised clients on a variety of emissions issues, including the Clean Water Act and MARPOL Annex VI.
As a Fulbright Scholar in Turkey, Mr. Roulakis worked for the Ecumenical Patriarch, the leader of the world’s 300 million Orthodox Christians, advising the Patriarchate on press issues relating to human rights and media. During law school, Mr. Roulakis worked for the Port of Los Angeles and served as an extern to the Honorable Manuel L. Real of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.
He is fluent in Turkish and Greek, and is proficient in French and Russian.
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Mr. Roulakis is an active participant in the firm’s pro bono program, having represented refugees fleeing religious persecution seeking asylum in the U.S.