Fatma Ustundağ is a graduate of Uskudar American Academy and Marmara University, School of Law. She completed her professional training and was admitted to the Istanbul Bar Association in 2004.
She started her career in 2002 at Herguner Bilgen Ozeke Attorneys at Law in Istanbul, where she concentrated on all aspects of M&A, commercial contracts, labor law, legal compliance and general corporate law for 10 years. During this time, she acted for a mainly international clientele. Mid-career, she diversified her experience through a year’s tenure at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, France focusing on dispute resolution.
In 2012, she joined the ExxonMobil Turkey team as an in-house counsel at Mobil Oil Turk A.S. and in 2014 she was promoted to the General Counsel position, responsible for 7 countries (TR, Greece, Balkan Countries, Israel and Azerbaijan) and reporting to the corporation’s global law management together with the country leadership teams.
In 2017 she started her private practice, Fatma Ustundag Attorneys at Law (FUL), where she merges her private practice and in-house experiences to deliver crisp and business-oriented law advice to clients.