Mr. Appenteng "has a general corporate practice and is a member of Thacher Proffitt's Corporate and Financial Institutions Practice Group. He advises foreign and domestic individuals and companies on matters related to corporate governance, securities law compliance, acquisitions, corporate finance, regulatory compliance and crisis management, among other issues. Mr. Appenteng had counseled a range of clients, from bank holding companies to entrepreneurial enterprises and foundations.
"Born in Ghana, Mr. Appenteng attended preparatory and public schools in England. In 1977 he came to the United States and earned his undergraduate degree at Wesleyan University (where he currently serves as a vice chair of the board of trustees) and his law degree from Columbia University School of Law.
"Mr. Appenteng is active in many professional and civic organizations including the Africa-America Institute where he serves as board chair; the Community Service Society of New York; the Council on Foreign Relations; the Institute of International and Comparative Law; Instituto de Empresa; University of Cape Town Fund, Inc.; the Association of the Bar of New York City; and the New York State Bar Association." 
- Director, International Center for Transitional Justice
- Treasurer, Community Service Society
- Trustee, Ford Foundation
Resources and articles
Related Sourcewatch articles
- "Biography", International Center for Transitional Justice, Accessed December 2006.