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Reid Feldman


Phone: + (33) 1 44 09 46 03 Fax: + (33) 1 44 09 46 01 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; and litigation and arbitration, including litigation on financial matters, commercial disputes, insolvencies and insurance/reinsurance claims and arbitrations.

Mr. Feldman received his education at Columbia University (B.A.), Yale Law School (J.D.; member, Yale Law Journal) and Oxford University (M. Litt.).

His recent presentations and publications include: “Les bons de caisse adaptés au financement participative,” Option Finance (2016); “European M&A Deal Points Study” (ABA M&A Committee, 2016); “Regulatory Investigations – Avoiding Them and Coping With Them” (Advisen Executive Risks Insights Conference, 2015); “New requirements for reports on trusts with connections to France, Client Alert” (2015); The Global D & O Deskbook, French Chapter, ABA Publishing (2014); “Crowdfunding via securities abroad”, Rapport Moral sur l'Argent dans le Monde - Regulation, Governance, Complexity in globalized finance (2014); “Recouvrements par les victimes de la fraude Madoff”, L'Agefi” (2014); “Euro-crisis update - focus on non-sovereign investments” (2013).

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 with a strong reputation (forte notoriété) in Acquisition finance ; with a highly regarded practice (pratique réputée) in Insurance/Reinsurance litigation as well as in Insurance/Reinsurance Regulatory and in Securitization and structured finance ; with a highly regarded practice (pratique de qualité) in Arbitration (Décideurs Stratégie Finance Droit 2015-2016).

He is quoted in the 4* band (max 5*) in Specialty litigation, including construction and insurance (2014-2015), 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, and by IFLR 1000 2014 in Mergers & Acquisitions for participating in the firm’s parallel practices in banking, competition and constitutional law.

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