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S. Ari Mushell

Ari Mushell spent much of his career as a lawyer in the financial services space where he focuses on regulatory issues related to financial derivatives. His broad experience includes working for an international investment bank where he analyzed netting opinions from various international jurisdictions to determine netting capacity for a range of counterparties, which include large hedge funds, foreign banks, and investment managers. He has also drafted memoranda related to letters of credit in international transactions, negotiated large-scale swap trading agreements, and researched variation margin requirements and similar derivatives legislation. He is an avid writer and published a number of articles. He also published an article in the prestigious Banking Law Journal in July of 2015 discussing Crypto-currencies. Mr. Mushell spends much of his time advising our Firm's financial services clients on matters related to regulatory framework and compliance.

In 2009, while in law school and at the height of the financial crisis, Mr. Mushell interned for the United States House of Representatives Judiciary Committee on Commercial and Administrative Law. During that time, his charge included researching and drafting memoranda regarding the GM and Chrysler bankruptcies on behalf of Congressional Members. That memoranda was used at Congressional Hearings where Members of Congress were updated and questioned expert witnesses.

He is also currently in the middle writing a novel that is a legal thriller. He is a history buff and follows financial markets. In addition, he is a big crypto-currency enthusiast.  


Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy
  • General Corporate
  • Regulatory & Compliance
  • Banking Law

Bar Admissions

  • New York 
  • New Jersey

Education

  • Hofstra University School of Law, J.D., 2003
  • Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D. & Presidential Scholar, 2010  

  • Beth Medrash Govoha, Lakewood, NJ 2006 - Master of Arts
  • Beth Medrash Govoha, Lakewood, NJ 2003 - Bachelor of Arts