Arthur D. Felsenfeld

Arthur D. Felsenfeld

Of Counsel
  • Garden City
  • T: 516-393-8236
  • F: 516-393-8282

Arthur D. Felsenfeld is a member of the firm’s Litigation, Appellate and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Practice Groups. An experienced trial lawyer, arbitrator and mediator, Arthur has over 45 years of experience in business litigation, with particular emphasis on securities and broker-dealer litigation and arbitration, accountants’ liability, the defense of class and derivative actions, employment and real estate litigation and corporate and partnership disputes. He also serves as arbitrator and mediator in commercial, employment and securities matters.

Arthur serves on several arbitration and mediation panels and is a frequent speaker and author on subjects related to alternative dispute resolution. Prior to joining Jaspan Schlesinger Narendran LLP, Arthur was a litigation partner in two large national law firms, serving for nearly 20 years as the head of the litigation department of one firm’s New York City office.


  • New York University School of Law
  • Brooklyn College


  • New York
  • U.S.D.C., Eastern District of New York
  • U.S.D.C., Southern District of New York
  • U.S.D.C., Northern District of Florida

Affiliations & Appointments

  • Supreme Court, New York County, Commercial Division ADR Program, Mediator
  • Complaint Mediation Panel of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Panel Member
  • American Arbitration Association, Arbitrator and Mediator
  • Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), Arbitrator and Mediator
  • New York State Bar Association, Dispute Resolution Section
  • New York City Bar, Mediation and Arbitration of Disputes Among Lawyers, Panel Member
  • New York State Governor's Judicial Nominating Committee, Assistant Counsel (1982)

Law360 Interviews Arthur Felsenfeld: NJ Attorneys Fear Arbitration Clause Issue Will Muddle Retainers  March 2021

“ADR Clauses in Accounting Engagement Letters, Dispute Resolution Journal, October 2014.

“Inside the Minds: Emerging Applications for ADR,” International ADR Developments: Innovative Approaches to Resolving New Types of Disputes, January 2010, Author.

“Manifest Disregard After Hall Street: The Early Returns,” New York Law Journal, September 2008.

“Soapbox: Federal Arbitration Act Tested,” The Deal, April 2008.

“Best Practices: Roundtable on Different Approaches to Arbitration,” New York State Bar Association, September 2021, Panelist

“Dispute Resolution Among Lawyers,” New York City Bar Association, May 2012, Speaker

“Drafting Arbitration Clauses: Pre-Nuptials for Businesses,” City Bar Center for CLE, April 2010, Faculty

“Regulating Broker-Dealers and Other Investment Entities,” NYU Stern School of Business, April 2009, Speaker

“The Impact of Corporate Governance on Financial Reporting and Capital Markets,” NYU Stern School of Business, April 2008, Panelist

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