James J. Hsui is a Manhattan, New York based lawyer engaged in the practice of nonprofit & 501(c)(3) law, corporate and commercial law, and public and private international law.
In Mr. Hsui's private practice, he provides transactional, advisory and representational services to nonprofit organizations, businesses, entrepreneurs, diplomats and international (intergovernmental) organizations. As former principal legal adviser and political affairs adviser to the senior adviser of a United Nations under-secretary-general, Mr. Hsui's practice also involves providing international and political affairs support for New York's diplomatic community.
He has provided counsel on issues including: forming and structuring nonprofit and for-profit entities, cross-border transactions, compliance with extraterritorial regulations, mergers and acquisitions, contract law, treaty making, and diplomatic privileges and immunities.
Mr. Hsui earned a Juris Doctor with an emphasis in public international law and international business law from Brooklyn Law School. He served on the executive board as executive articles editor for the Brooklyn Journal of Corporate, Financial and Commercial Law. He also received a CALI Excellence for the Future Award® in the category of food and drug law, and the International Economic Law Prize from Brooklyn Law School.
Mr. Hsui serves as general counsel for a 501(c)(3) public charity advocating for the United Nations sustainable Development Goals, and as Secretary of a working group of high-level diplomats dedicated to addressing issues of common concern between the United Nations and Africa. He also serves as an arbitrator for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.