Michael D. Butterman

Of Counsel

  • Michael D. Butterman
  • Phone: +1 212 692 1053

    Import to Address Book

  • Duane Morris LLP
    1540 Broadway
    New York, NY 10036-4086

Michael D. Butterman practices in the area of international corporate, estate planning, banking and finance law, with a focus on Latin America.

Mr. Butterman is a 1959 graduate of Yale Law School and a magna cum laude graduate of Lehigh University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He also was the Smith Mundt Exchange Scholar at the National University of Zulia in Maracaibo, Venezuela. Mr. Butterman speaks Spanish and Portuguese.


  • New York


  • Yale Law School, LL.B., 1959
  • Lehigh University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1956


  • Bryan Cave LLP (merged with Robinson Silverman), 1989-2007
  • Freeman, Butterman, Haber, Rojas and Stanham LLP
    - Partner, 1989-2003
  • Cameron & Hornbostel (formerly Cameron Hornbostel & Butterman)
    - Partner, 1975-1989
  • Xerox Corporation, Latin American, Canadian and U.S. Operations
    - Counsel, 1966-1975
  • U.S. Department of State - Agency for International Development (USAID)
    - Mission to Brazil, Loan Officer, 1965-1966
    - Mission to Bolivia, Loan Officer and Legal Advisor, 1962-1965
  • Grant & Hermann
    - Associate, 1961-1962

Civic and Charitable Activities

  • Stonebrook Condominium Association
    - Director, Former President

Honors and Awards

Selected Publications

  • "Private Investment in Bolivia: Organizing to do Business," Inter-American Law Review, July-December, 1964

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker, "The Legal and Regulatory Environment in Brazil, Argentina and Mercosur for Automobile Industry Suppliers," 1996.