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