Arthur H. Aufses  III - Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

Arthur H. Aufses III

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013


 Arthur Aufses is a commercial litigator who often defends securities and class action lawsuits, conducts internal corporate investigations into accounting and related issues, and counsels corporate officers, directors, and financial advisors on securities and other potential liabilities.

Mr. Aufses’ recent representations include defending publicly traded companies in securities class action lawsuits and related regulatory investigations; defending corporate officers and directors in securities litigation, including the defense of the former president and chief executive officer of a software company specializing in practice management software products for physician practices against class action and other claims; representing the independent trustees of mutual funds in regulatory investigations and class action and derivative litigation; counseling the outside directors and audit committee members of a telecommunications and internet services provider through class action litigation and regulatory inquiries; recovering a multi-million dollar transaction fee for an investment bank; and resolving for a mortgage provider a series of nationwide class actions that challenged the validity of the company’s mortgage servicing practices.

Additional Information

Court Admissions
U.S.C.A., 2nd Circuit, 1996
U.S. Tax Court, 1993
U.S.C.A., 5th Circuit, 1987
U.S.C.A., 3rd Circuit, 1981
Yale UniversityBA 1973Harvard Law SchoolJ.D. 1980
New York City Bar AssociationAmerican Bar Association New York County Lawyers Association

Office Location

1177 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036
United States

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation