Diversity and Women’s Initiatives Mosaics Newsletter: Summer 2016
Legal 500 US 2016 Recognizes Kramer Levin
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.