CAMS’ founder and CEO is Michael A. Levy, Esq. He is a graduate of Boston University School of Law and holds a Master of Laws degree in Taxation from New York University School of Law.
Mr. Levy has created business entities for clients, assisted them in public offerings of securities, represented them in mergers, acquisitions and other business combinations and transactions, drafted complex corporate, partnership and LLC governance agreements, and has acted as legal counsel for both plaintiffs and defendants in a myriad of business litigations. HIs practice as an attorney also includes a background in taxation, retirement and estate planning and a host of other personal, corporate and business legal matters. He is also an experienced trusts and estates litigator.
Mr. Levy’s experience as a neutral began in the late 1980s, first as an arbitrator on the panel of neutrals of the National Association of Securities Dealers (now FINRA, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) where he served as a sole arbitrator and chair of arbitration panels hearing securities arbitration cases. In the early 1990s, he became a member of the American Arbitration Association’s (AAA) Commercial Panel of Arbitrators. He continues to serve on the AAA’s Large, Complex Case Panel.
As an arbitrator, Mr. Levy has served on both domestic and international cases in a wide range of matters that have included strip mining activities, communications satellite transponder leases, hazardous substance claims, professional and business partnership and shareholder disputes, franchise agreements, retirement plan benefit claims and more.
In his mediation practice, Mr. Levy has helped resolve a broad spectrum of legal contests, including among them shareholder and partnership disputes, environmental contamination claims, breach of contract actions, wrongful arrest claims asserted against both private and municipal defendants, and numerous other cases.
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