Lale Tuzmen Aktas


LLM, NYU School of Law, New York
LLB, Galatasaray University, Istanbul

Formerly with

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP, New York
Paksoy, Istanbul

Areas of expertise

  • Corporate and business transactions
  • Entrepreneurs and emerging companies
  • Digital financial services, digital identification systems, data protection law and regulation
  • Telecommunications law, regulation and transactions


Mentor and Start-up Advisor, Hamdi Ulukaya Initiative
Director, Alumni Association of the American Robert College High School, Istanbul (US Chapter)
Volunteer, American Turkish Society, New York
Graduate Editor, NYU School of Law Journal of International Law and Policy

How Lale describes Macmillan Keck:

You could consider us legal therapists. People come to us with their problems and we listen to them – deeply and with consideration. Then (after some reflection, work and research) we are able to give them a new perspective and a solution.

Rory on Lale:

Lale’s enthusiasm and work-ethic are boundless. She’s creative, regularly bringing new ideas to the table, and ferociously client-centred.

Client testimonial: