Arthur Fleischer, Jr. Esq.

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
Fleischer, Jr., Arthur

Arthur Fleischer, Senior Counsel with Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP, resident in the firm's New York office. He joined the firm in 1958 and became partner in 1967. Mr. Fleischer's practice encompasses negotiated as well as contested transactions. He frequently advises special committees formed to review buyout proposals and corporate restructurings, and boards of directors on corporate governance.

For over 30 years, he has led the Firm's Mergers and Acquisitions Practice. He regularly represents corporate clients, both as acquirers and targets as well as many of the leading investment banking firms. Mr. Fleischer served as Executive Assistant to the Chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission from 1961-64.

Mr. Fleischer earned his B.A. from Yale University and his LL.B. from Yale Law School.

He is the co-author of the Bloomberg BNA Corporate Practice Portfolio Series No. 6-4th, Responses to Takeover Bids: Corporate, SEC, Tactical and Fiduciary Considerations.  This portfolio volume provides a comprehensive discussion of the law of takeover defense that will guide readers through the legal and strategic issues that confront target companies and other participants in takeover and merger situations. Principal consideration is given to the concerns and problems of public companies that are actual or potential takeover targets. The discussion also focuses on the complex scheme of rules that will shape a corporation's objectives.