Keith Lieberthal

Keith Lieberthal is general counsel of Clinical Advisors, LLC, and is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Previously, he was a litigation attorney with the law firm Covington & Burling. Lieberthal practiced international arbitration, corporate litigation, securities law and media regulation in Covington's New York, London and Washington offices. He served as law clerk for federal district court judge Hon. Naomi Reice Buchwald, in Manhattan from 2000-2001. Prior to law school, Lieberthal was a corporate strategy consultant for Bain & Co., working on consumer products, telecommunications and Internet commerce. He received his A.B. from Dartmouth College and his J.D. from Harvard Law School.

Recent Articles By The Author

Islamic Banking: Know the Rules

Businesses seeking to capitalize on Sharia-compliant banking will need deep knowledge of the culture.

Liquid Coal a Slippery Business

The fuel source may cut reliance on Mideast oil, but cost and politics make it controversial.

The $100 Barrel of Oil

Many factors weigh on $50 or $70 being next, but one factor controls whether we will go to $100.

Anxiety Drives Oil Prices

Political instability leads to short-sighted investment choices that feed the supply problem.

Ethanol: Behind the Buzz

To grab the opportunity here, you must understand the product and the politics.