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Seward & Kissel LLP Announces Partner and Counsel Promotions

January 2, 2020 GMT

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 2, 2020--

National law firm Seward & Kissel LLP announced today the promotion of Kevin Neubauer to partner and Brian Maloney to counsel. The promotions are effective January 1, 2020.

“We are thrilled to make these well-deserved promotions. Kevin brings our clients a tremendous wealth of knowledge in fund formation and other issues of concern to private funds and pooled investment vehicles,” said Seward & Kissel Managing Partner Jim Cofer. “Brian has demonstrated his litigation talents across a range of subjects and types of engagements, from banking and shipping disputes to securities investigations. His versatility is a great asset to our clients and the Firm.”

Neubauer has extensive experience representing sponsors and managers of private investment funds, particularly private equity funds, private credit funds, venture capital funds, and hedge funds on the formation, structuring, and offering of interests of such funds. He also has significant experience structuring domestic and offshore partnerships and other types of investment vehicles, including special purpose vehicles, co-investment vehicles, separately managed accounts, and funds-of-one. Neubauer frequently counsels investment advisers on fund restructurings, capital raising, and fund regulation and compliance, including Hart-Scott-Rodino compliance. He joined the Firm in 2009 and in 2012 went on to serve as in-house counsel in the legal department of a large private equity firm before returning to Seward & Kissel. Neubauer holds a B.A. from Fairfield University and a J.D. from Boston College Law School.

Maloney is a commercial litigator with significant experience across a wide range of sectors, including banking, maritime, and securities. He represents clients in matters involving civil and criminal enforcement inquiries and regulatory investigations, including those under various provisions of the securities laws and the FCPA. He has written and spoken extensively in connection with his shipping litigation work, which includes, among other matters, the ongoing coordination of U.S. actions arising out of the collapse of O.W. Bunker & Trading A/S and its affiliates around the world on behalf of the secured lender to those entities. He has also represented and advised broker-dealers, registered investment advisers, chief compliance officers, and registered representatives in FINRA and SEC examinations and investigations. He is a member of the ABA Subcommittee on Admiralty Law, the NYC Bar Association, and the New York County Lawyers’ Association. He holds an A.B. from Dartmouth College and a J.D. from Boston College Law School.

About Seward & Kissel LLP

Seward & Kissel LLP, founded in 1890, is a leading U.S. law firm with offices in New York City and Washington, D.C., with particular expertise in the financial services, investment management, banking, and shipping industries. The Firm is well known for its representation of investment advisers and related investment funds, broker-dealers, major commercial banks, institutional investors, and transportation companies (particularly in the shipping area). Its practices primarily focus on corporate, M&A, securities, litigation (including white collar), restructuring/bankruptcy, real estate, regulatory, tax, employment, and ERISA for clients seeking legal expertise in these areas.

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