About Clapp Kelner

Clapp Kelner is a corporate law firm dedicated to providing experienced partner-level service.  We represent growing businesses and financial institutions worldwide in their finance transactions, fund work, business combinations and restructurings.  We bring Wall Street quality counseling to everything we do.

We are trusted counsel to boards, committees, and senior management.  Whether you are working in countries with developing legal systems, looking to close challenging restructurings under tight timelines, or wrestling with complex regulatory issues, you will benefit from our deep experience working under difficult conditions.

We understand the value of building personal relationships - our goal is to become your long-term trusted advisor.  We do not aspire to manage large teams of lawyers; we prefer to be small, hands-on and focused on what we like to do, and do very well - delivering timely and business-friendly solutions to a wide range of real-world legal challenges.  Above all - we will stick with you.

Flexible Billing Practices

We are value-driven and can provide solutions within any budget. Hourly rates, hard fixed fees, fee caps, contingent arrangements, on-call arrangements, long and short-term secondments, on-site or off-site. Whatever you require.

Trusted Legal Expertise

With over 50 years of combined experience we have a track record of reliable legal judgment across a wide range of industries, business cycles, jurisdictions and regulatory environments.

Based in New York City --

 effective everywhere

With working experience in London, New York City, Central and Eastern Europe and Latin America, we are a globally capable law firm.  We can assist international clients doing business in the US, and will travel anywhere to get the job done.



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