Ron S. Geffner

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business & Corporate Attorney in New York, NY

Sadis & Goldberg LLP
 | 551 5th Avenue, 21st Floor
New York, NY 10176
Phone: 212-573-6660
Fax: 212-573-6662
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Business/Corporate (80%),
  • Cannabis Law (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    Widely recognized for his comprehensive representation in financial services issues, Ron S. Geffner is a partner at Sadis Goldberg, LLP. On behalf of private investment vehicles, brokers, dealers, commodity pool operators, investment advisory organizations and other investment fiduciaries across New York, Mr. Geffner provides counsel regarding structure and organization. Clients under regulatory investigation or actions also seek his strategic advice.

    As a former prosecutor for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Mr. Geffner is well-versed in both state and federal securities laws and practices. Having investigated violations of these laws through collaborating with various criminal agencies, he has a firm grasp of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission and similar entities.

    Mr. Geffner’s priority is to address current issues clients are facing through using a forward-thinking strategy. He has the ability to anticipate future challenges and knows how to structure a plan to mitigate risks. He serves hundreds of private equity, hedge and venture capital funds that have been organized both domestically and internationally.

    For his decades of experience, Mr. Geffner is often a guest on national media outlets such as “CBS This Morning” and “Closing Bell” on CNBC. The ACQ Law Awards presented Mr. Geffner with its U.S. (New York) Best Private Funds/Hedge Funds Lawyer of the Year award in 2013. He has held leadership positions with the Hedge Fund Association.

    In 1988, Mr. Geffner graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. He then earned a Juris Doctor in 1991 from the Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

     

     
    Practice Areas
    • 80%Business/Corporate
    • 20%Cannabis Law
    Focus Areas

    Business Organizations

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 4 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2020

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    About Ron Geffner

    Admitted: 1992, New York

    Professional Webpage: http://www.sglawyers.com/attorney/ron-s-geffner/

    Honors/Awards:

    • Presidential Who’s Who: The Presidential Registry, 2009
    • US (New York) – Best Private Funds/Hedge Funds Lawyer of the Year, ACQ Law Awards, 2013
    • Who’s Who Legal: The International Who’s Who of Private Funds Lawyers, Law Business Research Ltd., 2008 – 2016
    • 2008 Guide to the World’s Leading Investment Funds Lawyers, Legal Media Group, in association with the International Financial Law Review, 2008
    • Who’s Who Among Executives and Professionals Throughout the World, Legal Industry, Madison Who’s Who, 2010
    • Who’s Who Legal: The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers,” Law Business Research Ltd., 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
    • “Who’s Who Among Executives and Professionals Throughout the World,” Legal Industry, Madison Who’s Who, 2010 “Presidential Who’s Who: The Presidential Registry,” 2009 “Who’s Who Legal: The International Who’s Who of Private Funds Lawyers,” Law Business Research Ltd., 2008 – 2016 “Who’s Who Legal: The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers,” Law Business Research Ltd., 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 “US (New York) – Best Private Funds/Hedge Funds Lawyer of the Year,” ACQ Law Awards, 2013 “2008 Guide to the World’s Leading Investment Funds Lawyers,” Legal Media Group, in association with the International Financial Law Review, 2008

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • New York
    • New Jersey

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Board of Directors, Hedge Fund Association Ltd., 2008 – 2015
    • Hedge Funds Care - the mission is saving children from the trauma of physical abuse and neglect.  
    • Young President Organization (YPO – WPO), 2010 – 2015
    • Vice President, Hedge Fund Association Ltd., 2010 – 2015

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Co-writer, Learning the Lessons of Platinum Partners, Modern Trader, 2017
    • Barron’s, Barron’s Online
    • The New York Times
    • The Wall Street Journal
    • Reuters
    • Dow Jones
    • Financial Times
    • New York Newsday
    • London Daily News
    • TheStreet.com
    • Private Equity Week

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    Educational Background:

    • Rutgers University,Bachelor of Arts, 1988
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    Office Location for Ron S. Geffner

    551 5th Avenue
    21st Floor
    New York, NY 10176

    Phone: 212-573-6660

    Fax: 212-573-6662

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