Neil Ruben

Neil Ruben

Neil Ruben
Partner

nruben@fdh.com
T: (203) 325-5010 - F: (203) 325-5001
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Neil Ruben is a commercially minded, solutions oriented attorney who helps his clients achieve their goals.

He represents private equity, growth equity, buy-out, mezzanine capital and venture capital funds and their portfolio companies in domestic and international leveraged buy-outs, control investments, minority financings, dispositions, recapitalizations, restructurings, joint ventures and related transactions. Neil has recently advised fund clients that include L Catterton, Dubin Clark & Company and Gridiron Capital.

He also represents emerging and established companies and their boards with respect to corporate governance, debt and equity fundraising, transactional dispute resolution, employment, commercial and securities related matters.  Neil advises a national base of corporate clients in multiple industries. Recent clients include Weeden & Co., Colibri Group, Tailored Pet Nutrition, Legility, Pain Doctor, Velvet Taco, Travel Nurse Across America and the Services Companies.

Neil has broad experience in diverse industries that include the technology, retail, industrial goods, healthcare, media, consumer products, financial services, professional services, manufacturing, B2B services and hospitality sectors.

Fiduciary Duty And Drag-Along Pitfalls And Drafting Tips, Deal Points – The Newsletter of the ABA Mergers and Acquisitions Committee, Vol. XXII, Issue 3, 2017

"Duty to Creditors in Insolvency and the Zone of Insolvency: Delaware and the Alternatives," NYU Journal of Law & Business, Volume 7-1 (2010), as cited in Quadrant Structured Products Co., Ltd. v. Vertin, 102 A.3d 155 (Del. Ch. Oct 01, 2014)

Education

  • New York University School of Law, J.D., 2011, NYU Journal of Law & Business, Notes Editor
  • Rowan University, B.A., 2008, summa cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 2012
  • New York, 2012

Associations and Memberships

American Friends of Jordan River Village Foundation  (a unique overnight camp for children living with serious illnesses and special needs and part of Paul Newman’s world-wide SeriousFun Children’s Network)

  • Board of Directors, 2016 - Present

American Bar Association

  • Business Law
  • Young Lawyers

Connecticut Bar Association

  • Business Law
  • Financial Institutions

Fairfield County Bar Association

New York State Bar Association