Associate Brett Cotler is quoted and the Firm mentioned in an Accounting Today article titled, “Some high-tax states aim to provide businesses workaround for SALT limits.”August 17, 2018
Associate Brett Cotler is quoted and the Firm mentioned in a Bloomberg article titled, “Bitcoin Investing Is Creating Tax Predicaments for Hedge Funds.”August 13, 2018
Associate Andrew Jacobson quoted and the Firm mentioned in a Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence briefing titled, “New York banks face compliance deadline for cyber programs in September.”August 10, 2018
Associate Andrew Jacobson authored an article in the New York Law Journal titled, “Critical DFS Cybersecurity Deadline Approaching: Additional Controls Required.”August 17, 2018
Seward & Kissel, founded in 1890, is a leading U.S. law firm with an international reputation for excellence. We have offices in New York City and Washington, D.C.
Our practice primarily focuses on corporate and litigation work for clients seeking legal expertise in the financial services, corporate finance and capital markets areas. The Firm is particularly well known for its representation of major commercial banks, investment banking firms, investment advisers and related investment funds (including mutual funds and hedge funds), broker-dealers, institutional investors and transportation companies (particularly in the shipping area).
The Firm’s attorneys are very experienced and highly regarded in their respective practice areas. Many have been with the Firm for most, if not all, of their legal careers. Our focus and expertise, combined with the Firm’s stability, have enabled us to create a work culture that is dedicated to professional excellence and sound judgment, and that is committed to providing our clients with effective, high quality, hands-on legal service.
Chambers Associate Ranks Seward & Kissel LLP as the Top Law Firm in the U.S. for Associate Satisfaction
Seward & Kissel LLP offers our New York associates the broad experience and training of a large practice in the context of a moderately sized firm. We offer our Washington, D.C. associates a more focused experience concentrating on our Investment Management, Corporate Finance and Capital Markets and Regulatory practices in the context of a collegial, small-office environment.
Our associates have the opportunity to work on a wide range of challenging and stimulating matters within the practice areas of our particular offices. Seward & Kissel provides opportunities to those wishing to develop a specific area of expertise, and to those wishing to leverage their experience across a broad range of industries.
A basic tenet of working at Seward & Kissel is having a balanced lifestyle. We recognize the importance of, and encourage having balance in, your personal and professional life. Our attorneys foster a congenial and supportive firm environment, doors are always open, and colloquy is actively encouraged.
The Broker Dealings: a Broker-Dealer Law Blog focuses on legal, regulatory and compliance issues related to broker-dealers and capital markets.
The ’40 Act Blog is a comprehensive source for legal developments related to investment advisers, mutual funds and exchange-traded funds.
The Business Transactions Group IM Deals blog covers investment management industry transactions.
Registered Investment Adviser Compliance Services An online resource for SEC registered advisers, providing access to the Firm’s Model Compliance Manual, Code of Ethics and guides to Form ADV Part 1 and 2.
Seward & Kissel’s Client Management System is a resource for our investment fund clients to record subscription information, view regulatory alerts, track filing deadlines, and report changes to identifying information for their private investment funds.