Brad Eric Scheler

Partner at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

Brad Eric Scheler

Brad Eric Scheler

Partner at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

Biography

Brad Eric Scheler is a senior partner and chairman of Fried Frank's Restructuring and Insolvency Practice resident in the Firm's New York office.

Mr. Scheler focuses on and attends to the financial restructuring and rehabilitation of distressed businesses either out-of-court or in connection with formal restructuring and insolvency proceedings in the United States and abroad. He represents parties seeking to invest in and/or acquire the assets and businesses of financially troubled and other companies, buyers and sellers of distressed securities and businesses, financial institutions that are lenders to and investors in financially troubled companies, and corporate debtors, creditors' committees, bondholders' committees, equity holders' committees and trustees. Mr. Scheler also provides non-distressed related corporate finance and strategic planning advice to the Firm's corporate, institutional and governmental clients.

Mr. Scheler's experience on some of the largest and most complex transactions — including leveraged buyouts, strategic mergers and capital markets transactions — has given him perspective and insight into realizing maximum value and recovery from businesses and assets. Drawing upon his substantial experience in corporate boardrooms and judicial proceedings, Mr. Scheler regularly acts as outside general counsel and strategic adviser to financially strong corporate and institutional clients in connection with financings and capital market transactions, including the issuance and exchange of debt and equity securities and the structuring and implementation of mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures.

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Partner at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

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Executive Director at Her Justice, Inc.

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Co-Chairman at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

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Counsel at IRI Group Holdings, Inc.

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Partner, Restructuring & Special Situations Group at PJT Partners, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Alvarez & Marsal, Inc.

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Managing Director at AlixPartners LLP

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Partner at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
Education
J.D.
Class of 1977

The Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University is located in Hempstead, New York. Founded in 1970 and accredited by the ABA in 1971, the school offers a JD, a joint JD/MBA degree, and LL.M degrees in American Law (for foreign law graduates) and Family law. Hofstra Law School is located on the southern portion of the 240-acre (0.97 km2) Hofstra University campus, in Hempstead, New York. The school was renamed to the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University in September 2011.

BA with High Honors
Class of 1974

Lehigh is a premier residential research university, ranked in the top tier of national research universities each year. We are a coeducational, nondenominational, private university that offers a distinct academic environment of undergraduate and graduate students from across the globe. Our university offers majors and programs in four colleges: The College of Arts and Sciences, The College of Business and Economics, The College of Education and The P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science. More than 4,700 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students call Lehigh "home." Located in Pennsylvania’s scenic Lehigh Valley, the campus is in close proximity to both New York City and Philadelphia. Lehigh is comprised of 2,358 acres, making it one of the largest private universities in the country. The Asa Packer Campus, Mountaintop Campus, and Murray H. Goodman Campus are contiguous. In 2012, the university received a Stabler Foundation gift of 755 acres in nearby Upper Saucon Township. Since 1865, generations of students have chosen Lehigh for their educational experience. They know Lehigh is a place where they can make strong personal connections with faculty, conduct research in diverse fields of study, thrive in a dynamic campus community, form lasting bonds with Lehigh alumni, and learn from their own life experiences.

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American Bar Association provides legal services. It provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, legal information and other services to assist legal professionals. The firm has members which include judges, court administrators, law professors, and non-practicing attorneys. The company was founded on August 21, 1878 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

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Current

The New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) is a voluntary bar association for the state of New York. NYSBA was founded in 1877 with the stated goal to cultivate the science of jurisprudence; to promote reform in the law; to facilitate the administration of justice, and to elevate the standards of integrity, honor, professional skill, and courtesy in the legal profession. Its first President was David B. Hill. Among the reforms in the legislation signed into law creating the association was the removal of the restrictions on the admission of women to the practice of law. In 1896, NYSBA proposed the first global means for settling disputes among nations, what is now called the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague.

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Current

The Association of the Bar of the City of New York is a voluntary association of lawyers and law students. The organization was founded in 1870 and it is headquartered in New York, NY.

Career History
Partner
1981 - Current

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP provides legal services. Its clients include Bank of America, Dow Jones and Northrop Grumman. The company has offices in Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, New York, Paris, Shanghai, and Washington. Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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$25K - $100K
2015

Hofstra University is a private, nonsectarian institution of higher learning located in the Village of Hempstead, New York, United States, about 7 miles (11 km) east of New York City. It originated in 1935 as an extension of New York University (NYU) called "Nassau College – Hofstra Memorial of New York University at Hempstead, Long Island";[4] in 1937, the institution separated from NYU and gained independence as Hofstra College,[5] and in 1963, Hofstra College gained university status. Comprising ten schools, including a School of Medicine and a School of Law, Hofstra is noted for a series of prominent Presidential conferences, as well as being selected to host a United States Presidential Debate in 2008 and 2012. The university organizes a wide range of other international academic conferences (many under the aegis of the Hofstra Cultural Center), holds an annual Shakespeare festival in its own replica of the Globe Theatre, and has both an arboretum and bird sanctuary.

$250 - $999
2014

The mission of the Alzheimer's Association is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

$250 - $999
2014

Breakthrough New York Supports College attendance of underserved, public middle school students by offering year-round, tuition free academic programs taught by outstanding high school & college students.

Political Donations
$2,500
2017

DNC Service Corp. operates a political party. It is an organization which raises fund for the Democratic Party which has been a part of the U.S. political landscape. The company plans the presidential nominating convention, promotes candidates from the local to the national level and sets the party platform. DNC Service was founded in 1848 and is located in Washington, DC.

$2,700
2017

Senator from New York

$500
2015

Minority Leader at Office of the Senate Minority Leader, Charles Schumer

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Veritas Capital Fund Management LLC, CNL Fund Advisors Co. purchase Alion Science & Technology Corp. from American Securities LLC

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Extended Stay America Inc /Private Group, Centerbridge Partners LP, Blackstone Real Estate Advisors purchase Extended Stay America, Inc.

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Level 3 GC Ltd. purchases Impsat Fiber Networks, Inc.

Awards & Honors
Monmouth University
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