Jean Abboud is an entrepreneur, an assistant professor and an international business and corporate lawyer.
Jean Abboud is specialized in science & technology law, telecommunication, intellectual property regimes, venture capital, high technology start-up companies and art, fashion and lifestyle related laws.
Jean Abboud is involved in different start-ups in Lebanon, the Middle East and the US.
Jean Abboud is a member of Citizen L, a boutique law firm providing highly sophisticated, exclusive and customized services for a selected number of start-ups and investors.
Citizen L is involved in corporate law and international taxation, including M&As, restructuring and strategic partnerships as well as other areas of law such as corporate governance, litigation, insurance, banking, arbitration, oil & gas, petrochemicals, mining, investment, telecom, aviation, maritime and construction law.
Citizen L is part of MdrcEmerge, which is a team of strategists, researchers, lawyers, management consultants, financial analysts and economists who have helped companies grow, innovate and expand into new markets.
As part of MdrcEmerge, Citizen L provides a unique platform to identify opportunities and enter into emerging countries in the Middle East and Central Asia such as the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Iran.
We have offices in Lebanon, Dubai, Paris, New York and Riyadh.