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Theodore Altman

Retired Partner

Ted Altman has spent a majority of his professional career representing clients in the securities industry.

Ted has counseled clients on pivotal issues arising in the board room and acted as their lead counsel in the court room and before the Securities and Exchange Commission. A significant portion of his practice has been devoted to mergers and acquisitions transactions and he counts among his representations some very hard fought and well known takeover contests.

Ted has extensive experience with private and public company clients. His practice includes structuring as well as advising them on day-to-day matters, including the market and regulatory issues which arise in connection with their investment and trading activities. He has frequently been called upon to help his clients work through difficult regulatory and policy issues and has led his clients through critical governmental investigations and governmental and private litigations.

Ted has represented Carl Icahn and related companies, the Hillman Companies, Simon Properties, the Oppenheimer funds, the Piper Jaffray funds, Invesco, Founders Asset Management, the Bear Stearns hedge funds, Drexel Burnham Lambert, the directors of the Morgan Stanley Dean Witter funds and others.

Areas of FocusCorporate
Bar admissionsNew York
  • LL.B., New York University 1965
  • B.A., Bucknell University 1962

Prior Experience

  • At the Securities and Exchange Commission, Mr. Altman headed the SEC's enforcement program for investment companies and investment advisors.