Arie Peled

Associate

Arie Peled focuses his practice on insolvency-related litigation, other complex commercial disputes, and government enforcement actions. Arie has substantial experience in sovereign state litigation from his time working in the Israeli Ministry of Justice’s Foreign Litigation Department.

Experience

Government Experience

  • Foreign attorney clerk, Foreign Litigation Department, Office of the Deputy Attorney General (International Law), Israeli Ministry of Justice

Representative Matters

  • Represented a law school in a putative class action brought by former students raising consumer protection claims and seeking disgorgement of $100 million; team obtained complete dismissal of the action with prejudice through pre-answer motion to dismiss
  • Represented the foreign representative of an insolvent Swiss company in an adversary proceeding against counterparties based in the United States and overseas to recover over $100 million arising from the close-out of derivatives contracts; team negotiated a favorable settlement, securing the approval of the client's creditors committee and the U.S. bankruptcy court
  • Represented CMBS trusts in an involuntary bankruptcy petition against a defaulting commercial borrower owing tens of millions of dollars under numerous personal guarantees. Following extensive briefing and an evidentiary hearing on a novel and unsettled area of bankruptcy law, team obtained a favorable settlement
  • Represented foreign high-net-worth individuals in an SEC enforcement action alleging violations of U.S. securities regulations and seeking tens of millions of dollars in disgorgement, monetary penalties, and injunctive relief. After successfully dismissing the SEC's first complaint, team obtained a favorable settlement on behalf of clients

Credentials
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Education

  • J.D. cum laude Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law 2014
    • Extern, United States Attorney's Office, Southern District of New York
    • Monrad Paulsen Scholar
    • Member, Cardozo Arts and Entertainment Law Journal
  • B.A. Political Economy of Industrial Societies high distinction University of California 2007

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Court Admissions

  • Eastern District of New York
  • Southern District of New York

Clerk Experience

  • Honorable Deputy President Hanan Melcer Supreme Court of Israel

Languages

  • Hebrew