Edward Toptani

Edward Toptani practices law in New York City, where he focuses primarily on transactional and litigation matters pertaining to complex securities and derivatives, hedge funds, private finance and start-up ventures.  He has also frequently serves as a commercial arbitrator for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.  In addition, his pro-bono work includes providing advise to various non-profits, including the Kilimanjaro Education Fund, the NYPD Gaelic Football Club and the Cousteau Plant A Fish Foundation, for which he also serves as a board member.  Previously, Mr. Toptani was associated with the international law firm of Shearman & Sterling, where he specialized in mergers and acquisitions, structured work-outs and highly leveraged transactions. He attended the University of Michigan, where he received his undergraduate degree (Magna Cum Laude) and law degree (With Honors).

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