Ropafadzo Maweni

Tel: +1-202-828-8328

Areas of Concentration/Practice Areas

Finance and corporate law with focus on international development.

Employment

Wilson Williams LLC — 2019 - present

U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC, January 2018 — May 2018

Millennium Challenge Corporation, Washington, D C, 2016 - 2017

Professor Franco Ferrari, New York University School of Law, New York, NY, 2016 - 2017

Oxfam America, Boston, MA, June 2016 — August 2016

Bar Admissions

New York (pending)

Education

New York University School of Law, J.D, 2018

Georgetown University Law Center, Visiting J.D. Student, Spring 2018

London School of Economics and Political Science, MSc, 2016

University of St Andrews, B.A/M.A., 2014

Languages

English, Fluent in Shona (Bantu), Basic French

Representative Transactions

Represented a Hong Kong investor in negotiating its acquisition of a Chinese owned U.S. holding company

Represented a U.S. company in its transfer of equity to a foreign entity

Advised AGEX, a cattle asset collateralization and administration platform, on financing and contractual matters

Redrafted form agreements for the Grassroots Business Investors Fund

Managed documentation in connection with an Overseas Private Investment Corporation loan transaction to a private investment fund

Assisted in drafting and managing documentation in connection with implementing respective economic development projects in Tunisia and Niger

Assisted in representation of the U.S. government in negotiations of respective grant-financing agreements with Nepal, Kosovo, and Côte d'Ivoire

Advised a foreign-based company on compliance with U.S. grant and property law

Designed an indicator framework for evaluating and strengthening notice and comment rulemaking in Latin America

Edited and screened submissions for a book of collected works on international commercial arbitration and business law

Prepared a report on major companies in the global coffee market and on the global coffee supply chain

Produced a quantitative analysis on the distribution and concentration of U.S. global private sector flows