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Reid Feldman


Phone: + (33) Fax: + (33) Paris

Reid Feldman’s principal areas of practice include:

  • corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions;
  • financial and banking matters, including corporate finance, structured finance, advice to fiduciaries and trust structures;
  • insurance and reinsurance matters including coverage issues, treaties, alternative risk transfer and regulatory matters;
  • advice to individual clients and family offices; andlitigation and arbitration, including litigation on financial matters, commercial disputes, insolvencies and insurance/reinsurance claims and arbitrations.

    Mr. Feldman is a member of the bars of Paris and Washington, D.C. He received his education at Columbia University (B.A.), Yale Law School (J.D.; member, Yale Law Journal) and Oxford University (M. Litt.).

    His past presentations and publications include: THE GLOBAL DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS DESKBOOK (Chapter on France, 2014) “2013 European Private Target Mergers & Acquisitions Deal Points Study” (ABA Business Law Section, M&A Committee, October 2013;) “Crowdfunding in France” (June 2013); “Euro-crisis update — focus on non-sovereign investments” (March 2013); “Le Trustee face aux autorités fiscales et autres” (February 2013); “US-EU Mutual Recognition in Securities Markets” (May 2008); “Unintended Consequences? The Effect of Sarbanes-Oxley on Global Capital Markets” (March 2007); “Corporate Governance Trends and D&O Insurance” (October 2004); “Mener à bien l’acquisition à l’amiable d’une entreprise américaine” (October 1998); and LES ASPECTS JURIDIQUES DES AFFAIRES AUX ETATS-UNIS (CFCE, 1990).

    Mr. Feldman serves on the Board of Advisors of the Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law and is a member of the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI), the ABA TIPS International Committee (Vice-Chair); the European Crowdfunding Network; and the ABA Business Law Section M&A Committee (Chair, European Deal Points Study).

    Mr. Feldman is ranked by Décideurs Stratégie Finance Droit 2014 for being a “highly recommended” lawyer (forte notoriété) in in Acquisition Finance; has a “highly regarded practice” in Insurance/reinsurance litigation; and has a “high quality practice” in Arbitration. He is quoted in the 4* band (max 5*) in Litigation claims and product defects, and is ranked in the 1* band (max 5*) International Arbitration rankings released by Option Droit & Affaires (2014).

    He was also ranked by Legal 500 Paris 2013 in Insurance, and Mergers & Acquisitions: “The clients feel that they are ‘in good hands and can rely completely on the firm’s advice’. The team is composed of experienced professionals with Reid Feldman reviewed as a ‘high-caliber’ lawyer. The firm acts in regulatory matters, litigation and reinsurance, and assists in private equity funds.”

    He was also ranked by Legal 500 Paris 2013 for being “…a ‘very good lawyer’ who is often consulted by large insurance companies.”

    Mr. Feldman is ranked by IFLR 1000 2014 in Mergers & Acquisitions for participating in the firm’s parallel practices in banking, competition and constitutional law.
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    J.D. Yale Law School
    • Member, Yale Law Journal
    M. Litt. University of Oxford  
    B.A. Columbia University  
    Paris (France)
    District of Columbia
      -American Bar Association:  Mergers & Acquisitions Committee (Chair, European Private Target M&A Deal Points Study; Joint Venture Task Force - member for France); International Business Law Committee (Chair, European Subcommittee); Aircraft Financing Subcommittee
      -Comite Francais de l’Arbitrage
      -Board of Advisors, Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law
      -European Crowdfunding Network