Arthur D. Felsenfeld

Arthur D. Felsenfeld

Of Counsel
  • Garden City
  • T: 516-393-8236
  • F: 516-393-8282
  • afelsenfeld@jaspanllp.com
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Arthur D. Felsenfeld is a member of the firm’s Litigation, Appellate and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Practice Groups. An experienced trial lawyer, arbitrator and mediator, Arthur has over 40 years of experience in business litigation, with particular emphasis on securities and broker-dealer litigation and arbitration, accountants’ liability, the defense of class and derivative actions, employment and real estate litigation and corporate and partnership disputes. He also serves as arbitrator in commercial, employment and securities matters, as well as a mediator in commercial disputes.

Arthur serves on several arbitration and mediation panels and is a frequent speaker and author on subjects related to alternative dispute resolution. Prior to joining Jaspan Schlesinger LLP, Arthur was a litigation partner in two large national law firms, serving for nearly 20 years as the head of the litigation department of one firm’s New York City office.

Education

  • New York University School of Law
  • Brooklyn College

Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S.D.C., Eastern District of New York
  • U.S.D.C., Southern District of New York
  • U.S.D.C., Northern District of Florida

Affiliations & Appointments

  • Supreme Court, New York County, Commercial Division ADR Program, Mediator
  • Complaint Mediation Panel of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Panel Member
  • American Arbitration Association, Arbitrator and Mediator
  • Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), Arbitrator and Mediator
  • New York State Bar Association, Dispute Resolution Section
  • New York City Bar, Mediation and Arbitration of Disputes Among Lawyers, Panel Member
  • New York State Governor's Judicial Nominating Committee, Assistant Counsel (1982)

“ADR Clauses in Accounting Engagement Letters, Dispute Resolution Journal, October 2014.

“Inside the Minds: Emerging Applications for ADR,” International ADR Developments: Innovative Approaches to Resolving New Types of Disputes, January 2010, Author.

“Manifest Disregard After Hall Street: The Early Returns,” New York Law Journal, September 18, 2008.

“Soapbox: Federal Arbitration Act Tested,” The Deal, April 28, 2008.

“Dispute Resolution Among Lawyers,” New York City Bar Association, May 3, 2012, Speaker

“Drafting Arbitration Clauses: Pre-Nuptials for Businesses,” City Bar Center for CLE, April 7, 2010, Faculty

“Regulating Broker-Dealers and Other Investment Entities,” NYU Stern School of Business, April 20, 2009, Speaker

“The Impact of Corporate Governance on Financial Reporting and Capital Markets,” NYU Stern School of Business, April 29, 2008, Panelist

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