Nicholas C. Rueter is an Associate in the Corporate Practice in the Atlanta office of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP.
He represents domestic and international clients in a variety of corporate and transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, venture capital and private equity transactions, emerging company issues, fund formations, private placements, franchise law, and corporate governance.
In addition to his transactional work, Mr. Rueter routinely advises clients regarding compliance with various regulatory regimes. Mr. Rueter has experience with securities regulatory issues at the federal and state levels. He also advises clients doing business overseas regarding compliance with anti-corruption and export control laws, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, UK Bribery Act, Exon-Florio Amendment, OFAC Regulations and International Traffic in Arms Regulations.
Mr. Rueter received his B.A. from Vanderbilt University, with majors in Political Science and Philosophy. He earned his M.A. in Political Science from Duke University, where his research focused on issues related to international trade, finance, and security. He earned his J.D. from Duke University School of Law, where he served as Articles Editor for the Duke University Journal of Comparative and International Law and was a member of the Moot Court Board.