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Adam Pearlman | Lexpat Global Services

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Episode  ·  33:05  ·  Jan 16, 2024


Adam Pearlman’s first post abroad as an accompanying partner was as the spouse of a DCM (deputy chief of mission). After years of government service, Adam is now navigating the wild ride of starting a law firm that leverages geography and where remote work is an integral part of the company culture.Adam shares eye-opening moments from his first two tours as an EFM. And, we delve into a recent article he wrote for the Foreign Service Journal in which he addresses the unique challenges FS spouses face and advocates for better support for Foreign Service family members. Read his excellent article at https://afsa.org/quest-reasonable-civ-mil-parity .BIOAdam Pearlman [https://www.lexpatglobal.com/staff_trusted/adam-pearlman/] launched Lexpat Global Services with another EFM so they would have a portable platform to continue doing the work they loved.Adam had spent most of his career as a lawyer and advisor in government service with the U.S. Departments of Justice, Defense, and State, in the White House, and with the federal judiciary.A contraction between the Latin “lex” and “expatriate,” Lexpat’s name is emblematic of the business model Adam and his team deliver – skilled international lawyers, peace and security experts, rule of law practitioners, and security professionals, based globally, delivering premium service to clients to accomplish their missions and goals anywhere in the world. Lexpat’s team and partners – which proudly feature several EFMs – boast particular expertise in security and development-related issues. For industry clients, they provide risk assessment and management services; strategic reviews, assessments, and planning; and investigations, litigation, and compliance expertise. Their services for public sector clients include program design and monitoring and evaluation, as well as providing subject matter expertise in various fields connected to peace and security, governance, and the rule of law....This episode is sponsored by US History for Expats whose mission is to provide top-quality history courses for the kids of Mission personnel living overseas.What makes US History for Expats unique? Their middle school and high school classes are accredited and 100% reimbursable via the Supplementary Instructional Allowance.Check out a new history course for middle school students starting Feb 5, 2024, covering early cultures through the Civil War. And don’t miss out on their new Elementary program with rolling admissions for less than $200! Enroll and start in fewer than 5 minutes at https://www.ushistoryforexpats.com/

33m 5s  ·  Jan 16, 2024

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