January 14, 2015
Hedgeweek reports that Michael A. Adelstein has joined Kelley Drye as a partner in the firm’s Corporate practice group in the article “Alternative investments lawyer Michael A Adelstein joins Kelley Drye.” Former partner at Greenberg Traurig, LLP, Mr. Adelstein is one of the preeminent lawyers in the field of alternative investments, representing hedge funds, placement agents, companies, family offices and other private investment vehicles in the structuring, negotiation and development of PIPEs (private investment in public equity) and registered direct transactions. “He has a reputation as a leader managing PIPEs and alternative investment structures, which will enhance our team and the services we provide clients. We're thrilled he's joining the firm,” says managing partner of the firm’s New York office Robert Steiner. Mr. Adelstein says, “the comprehensive range of services Kelley Drye's corporate practice offers its clients really appealed to me. The firm's record of successfully executing large-scale projects and highly-specialised counsel is impressive, and I'm looking forward to joining a team of top corporate lawyers who provide the highest quality of services.” He received his JD from Columbia University Law School and his BA and BS from the University of Pennsylvania, The College of Arts and Sciences and the Wharton School of Business.
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