Carsten Alting practices in the areas of business law, corporate law, international transactions between the U.S and EU countries, investments, immigration and civil practice. He is a member of the German, Georgia, and New York bars.
Prior to joining Hall Booth Smith, Mr. Alting was of counsel with the firm of Nelson Mullins. He is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and the German American Lawyers Association-Atlanta Chapter. Mr. Alting is fluent in the German, English and French languages.
Mr. Alting received a Master’s of Law from St. Louis University of Law in 1994 and completed his German law studies at the University of Mainz in 1988. He passed the German 2nd state exam in 1991 and was admitted to practice law in Germany in 1991. Mr. Alting is the author of "Doing Business in Germany" and "Piercing the Corporate Veil in American and German Law – Liability of Individuals and Entities: A Comparative View," 2 Tulsa Journal of Comparative and International Law, 187, 1995.
Mr. Alting advises numerous foreign clients, with an emphasis on Germany and other European countries, doing business in the United States on all legal issues they may face. The work primarily includes corporate and commercial work including transactional, contract, employment and immigration matters. The transactional work consists of assisting clients with setting up a legal entity in the United States, including advice on the best corporate structure, as well as corporate restructuring matters, joint ventures and M&A work.