Sample Clients

Mr. Fewell has represented:

  • Commercial and investment banks (domestic and foreign)
  • Commercial borrowers in many industries
  • Haute Couture houses
  • Consulting businesses
  • Not-for-profit mental health service providers
  • Commodities extracting and trading companies
  • Oil and Gas exploration companies
  • Entrepreneurs and investors
  • Law firms

Areas of Concentration

Mr. Fewell’s areas of concentration include:

  • Financing transactions (borrowing, lending, trade finance, letters of credit, and derivatives)
  • Bank regulatory matters
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Corporate and LLC structuring and restructuring
  • Antitrust counseling
  • Mediation

Experience

Mr. Fewell’s clients include domestic and international banks, privately held companies in a variety of industries, investors and entrepreneurs in the United States and abroad, and not-for-profit corporations. In addition, he represents clients in rendering New York and Delaware legal opinions, often for non-U.S. entities.

He has been a mediator in commercial, civil rights and employment cases appointed by the U.S. Federal Court for the Southern District of New York for more than 10 years.

Representative Recent transactions:

  • Representation of United States domestic banks and the New York Branches of non-U.S. banks in their roles as participants and agents in syndicated secured and unsecured transactions. Generally the financings are in the range of $400 million to $2.5 Billion.
  • Representation of a European acquirer of the stock and limited liability company interests of six privately-held companies in the United States and Canada under a New York law stock purchase agreement.
  • Rendering the New York enforceability legal opinion in a $350 million New York law governed financing for a privately-held electronics group incorporated and headquartered in another state.
  • Advice to a non-U.S. based financial institutions with respect to contracts with various Federal Reserve Banks and with the Depository Trust Company.
  • Representation of the U.S. subsidiary of a non-U.S. based entity in negotiating, finalizing and administering its commercial lease in Manhattan.
  • Representing an independent domestic private bank in documenting and “working out” transactions with high net worth individuals and their controlled entities.
  • Representing foreign entities in pursuing (and avoiding) claims in U.S. bankruptcy proceedings.

Admissions

  • New York Courts (June 24, 1968)
  • Federal Courts:
  • Southern District of New York (January 22, 1970)
  • Second Circuit Court of Appeals (February 11, 1975)
  • U.S. Supreme Court (June 6, 2011)

Education

  • Harvard Law School (J.D.), 1967
  • Dartmouth College (B.A.- Magna cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa), 1964