University of North Carolina School of Law (J.D. 1983)
Cornell University (B.A. 1980, cum laude)
District of Columbia
Transacting on the Blockchain, INSEAD (Feb. 2021)
FinTech Law and Policy, Duke University (Sept. 2020)
Andrew E. Feldman has extensive high-level experience in financial services, business management, and legal and compliance matters across liquid and illiquid asset strategies. He has a broad perspective from working in senior asset management and broker-dealer in-house roles, and as a lawyer at the SEC and a top law firm. In particular, he has expertise in hedge and private equity fund structures, as well as capital markets and corporate transactions, and has a proven ability to drive strategic initiatives in fast-paced environments.
Andy previously was the Chief Legal Officer of a private credit manager in New York, the Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel of discretionary commodity fund managers in London and New York, the Chief Legal Officer of a hedge fund incubation platform in New York, and an Associate General Counsel of Citigroup Alternative Investments in New York.
Before focusing on alternative investments, Andy advised the Smith Barney capital markets division in New York and was Compliance Counsel for Salomon Brothers in New York and Hong Kong. He also was a corporate associate with the law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison in New York, a Fulbright Professional Research Fellow in Tokyo, and an attorney for five years with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C., initially in the Division of Market Regulation (now the Division of Trading and Markets) and then as Counsel to Commissioner Aulana L. Peters.
Andy received a J.D. from the University of North Carolina School of Law and a B.A. in History from Cornell University.
“Investment Adviser Regulatory Landscape: Current and Emerging Compliance Priorities,” co-presenter with Mark M. Strefling, CLE presentation for ProLawCLE, August 4, 2021