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Sesto Vecchi, W'58
Russin & Vecchi
Sesto Vecchi He manages the Vietnam practice group of the law firm of Russin & Vecchi. The firm is active in the practice of law in developing countries.
Sesto has lived and practiced law in Vietnam for 20 years. Sesto began coming to Vietnam in 1965 as a US Navy Lieutenant on special assignment. Upon his discharge from the Navy in 1966, he returned to Vietnam and opened Russin & Vecchi’s office. He practiced law in Vietnam until 1974. During that time he was twice President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam. In early 1993 he reopened the firm’s Vietnam offices and has lived continuously in Vietnam since that time.
He graduated with a BS in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and received his law degree from Temple Law School. He is a member of the bars of New York and Washington, DC. Sesto teaches several courses to members of the Ho Chi Minh City Bar Association. He is married to Camille Vecchi, and they have two daughters.