Arthur D. Felsenfeld

Arthur D. Felsenfeld

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Alternative Dispute Resolution Attorney in Garden City, NY

Jaspan Schlesinger LLP
 | 300 Garden City Plaza, 5th Floor
Garden City, NY 11530
Phone: 516-746-8000
Fax: 516-393-8282
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1976
Practice Areas:
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (60%),
  • Business Litigation (40%)
Attorney Profile

Arthur has over 40 years' experience in general commercial litigation, with particular emphasis on securities and broker/dealer litigation and arbitration, accountants' liability, the defense of class and derivative actions, bankruptcy and real estate litigation, and corporate and partnership disputes. Arthur also serves as an arbitrator in commercial, employment and securities matters and as a mediator in commercial disputes. He has received an AV rating in Martindale-Hubbell and has been ranked as one of the top 100 lawyers in New York by Super Lawyers from 2010 to 2013 and 2015.

Representative Experience

  • Representation of accounting firms and securities brokers in litigations, arbitrations and governmental investigations arising out of hedge fund failures
  • Representation of securities broker-dealer in arbitrations arising out of customer investments in collateralized mortgage obligations
  • Representation of major securities brokerage firm in numerous litigations and arbitrations involving clearing disputes and customer allegations of unauthorized trading, lack of suitability, churning and other trade practices
  • Served as an arbitrator in a dispute among members of a limited liability company involving the termination of employment and valuation of ownership interests of a founding member
  • Representation of buyers and sellers in litigations and arbitrations arising out of corporate acquisition agreements
  • Representation of accounting firms in defense of malpractice actions arising out of audits and other accounting services
  • Representation of underwriter in defense of securities and antitrust class actions alleging undisclosed commissions, tie-in arrangements and improper use of analysts relating to allocations of initial public offerings
  • Served as sole arbitrator in an AAA arbitration involving the dissolution of a law firm
  • Representation of financial advisor in a derivative action challenging a fairness opinion issued by the client in connection with a corporate merger
  • Represented an international bank being sued for recovery of over $24 million by a holder of counterfeit checks
  • Represented securities broker-dealer in a SIPC proceeding 
  • Served as Chairman of an arbitration panel in a FINRA arbitration involving claims between a securities broker-dealer and former employees who established a competing firm
  • Representation of securities brokerage firm in arbitrations involving disputes with former employees
  • Representation of securities broker-dealers and accountants in SEC investigations
  • Representation of directors and majority stockholder in stockholders’ derivative action brought by minority stockholders
Office Location for Arthur D. Felsenfeld

300 Garden City Plaza
5th Floor
Garden City, NY 11530

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Last Updated: 3/27/2018

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