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Investment Management, Private Equity, Regulatory & Compliance, Securities & Capital Markets
Steven J. Fredman, a partner in the New York office and co-head of the firm’s Investment Management Group, concentrates his practice in the areas of investment funds (domestic and offshore), investment advisers and broker-dealers, the acquisition and related financing of investment management firms, and securities regulation. Steve has structured and organized private investment partnerships and offshore funds, including general equity, arbitrage, global investment, private equity, distressed company, small cap and fund of funds, and has counseled on issues relating to partnership law, new product development, and other matters. He has structured and organized investment advisers and broker-dealers, handled the registration of commodity pool operators and commodity trading advisors, and provided ongoing advice to investment advisers on securities laws, rules, regulations and information. He has also represented clients in connection with the acquisition and sale of investment management firms or their assets. In addition to being recognized by The Legal 500 Unites States, Steve is listed in Chambers USA, Chambers Global, PLC Which Lawyer?, The Best Lawyers in America, International Who's Who of Private Funds Lawyers, IFLR Best of the Best USA (Investment Funds), IFLR Guide to the World's Leading Investment Funds Lawyers and IFLR Guide to the World's Leading Private Equity Lawyers.
Partner, Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP, 1986-present, co-head of the Investment Management Group; Associate, Rubin Baum Levin Constant & Friedman, 1981-86; Law Clerk to Hon. William Hoeveler, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 1980-81
American Bar Association (Committee on Partnership Law, 1994-96); New York City Bar Association (Committee on Art Law, 1987-89)
Columbia University, BA, 1977 (Phi Beta Kappa); Georgetown University Law Center, JD, 1980 (Editor, Law and Policy in International Business)