Brian S. Fraser has been representing financial institutions in litigation for over 25 years. His clients include industry-leading private equity and hedge funds, fund managers, securities and commodities brokers, institutional investors, insurers, investment banks, and other participants in the financial markets.
He has litigated cases regarding securities, commodities, structured products, derivatives, syndicated loans, claims in bankruptcy, and municipal debt.
Some examples of his work are the representation of the Loan Syndication and Trading Association in two successful New York Court of Appeals cases involving important issues for the syndicated loan market, an interdealer broker in the LIBOR and ISDAfix manipulation cases, a global investment bank in securitization litigation with noteholders and one of the largest bank creditors in the heavily litigated LTV Steel bankruptcy.
He often represents clients in civil litigation with parallel criminal or regulatory investigations. Brian is a frequent author and speaker on topics of interest to the financial community.
- J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 1984, with honors, Fordham Law Review, Writing and Research Editor
- B.A., Manhattanville College, 1978, with honors
Bar Admissions : New York
Court Admissions :
- U.S. Supreme Court
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
Professional Experience :
- Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable William H. Timbers, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 1984-1985
- Florida Bar, International Law Section, Member
- Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Federal Courts Committee, Member
- American Bar Association, Section on Business Law, Committees on Civil Litigation and SEC Enforcement Matters, Private Investment Entities, and Federal Regulation of Securities, Member; Section of Litigation, Committee on Securities Litigation, Member
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