Founder & Managing Partner
Carlos J. Deupi is a corporate securities and property lawyer with 25+ years of AmLaw 100 legal experience working for major US law firms. He is the founder and Managing Partner of the Deupi Law Group, advising on general corporate, financing, commercial, transactional, real property and compliance matters.
He has represented numerous multinational corporations, financial institutions, private equity funds, real estate firms, family offices and high net worth individuals in a variety of legal functions, including M&A, investment fund formation, investments, financings, workouts and dispositions, amounting to several billion dollars in transaction value. He also has significant experiences in structuring real estate, hospitality and infrastructure transactions including investments, financing, property acquisitions and dispositions, commercial leasing, construction and development.
Mr. Deupi is Chairman Emeritus of the Miami Finance Forum, a leading nonprofit networking association of investment and finance professionals in South Florida. He is currently a Member of the Board of Directors, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of that association. He is a member of several committees and sections of the American Bar Association and a member of the International Law Section (ILS) of the Florida Bar. He is a frequent speaker at finance and investment conferences.
He has been AV-rated by Martindale Hubbell since 2000, the highest possible ranking from this renowned legal rating organization. In 2011, Mr. Deupi was selected as an honoree for the South Florida Business Journal’s Key Partners Award, a distinction for preeminent lawyers in South Florida who have provided high quality of service with the highest levels of professionalism and ethics.
Mr. Deupi received a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of Finance at the University of Pennsylvania in 1985. He graduated from Boston College Law School in 1988, where he was Articles and Citations Editor of the Boston College Third World International Law Journal.
He has been admitted to practice law in New York, California, the District of Columbia and Florida.