Kerri Ussher

Kerri Ussher

Experienced Attorney

Bronxville
New York
Licensed in
NY
New York University School of Law
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About
I am a business-minded, New York state licensed attorney with big law and in-house experience. Since 1998, I have counseled decision makers at entities operating across industry segments. I have extensive experience advising on business operations and a broad spectrum of complex, cross-border, transactions, financings and securities matters.

Valued as trusted counsel and known for my ability to leverage astute strategic, business and financial skills and experience with legal acumen to manage risks, achieve objectives and create favorable outcomes.

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"Kerri has good skills and is very responsive to client needs. She is a competent professional with broad based experience."

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"Ms. Ussher has helped me navigate many knotty contract and business law issues over the years. She offers prompt, professional services. Would recommend to anyone needing financial, contract, or business law services."

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Work History

Law Office of Kerri L. Ussher, PLLC

Principal Attorney

Dec 2012 - Present

Offers practical and strategic counsel to decision makers at entities ranging from innovative start-ups to established industry leaders. Extensive experience advising on business operations and a broad spectrum of complex, cross-border, strategic matters. Practice areas include corporate & securities, mergers and acquisitions/private equity, banking & finance, fintech, and technology.

Dec 2012 - Present

Claims Buyer Inc.

Director and Counsel

Jan 2010 - Dec 2012

Part of the team that developed legal strategy. Partnered with business executives to create efficient processes; manage risks; and structure, negotiate and execute transactions with customers, vendors, investors, investors, business partners and employees. Oversaw claims processes. Key member of Claims Committee responsible for selection of cases and target classes.

Jan 2010 - Dec 2012

New Park Ventures, LLC

Director and Counsel

Feb 2006 - Dec 2009

Key member of the executive team at this start-up. Assisted in developing legal strategy. Worked closely with business teams to create balanced risk management positions. Developed policies and pro forma standardized contracts. Structured, negotiated and executed transactions and agreements with customers, vendors, investors, business partners and employees. Supported NPV’s M&A activity.

Feb 2006 - Dec 2009

Christy & Viener / Salans (now Dentons)

Associate Attorney

Sep 1998 - Feb 2006

Counseled clients and supervised teams and coordinated the work of co-counsel in connection with structuring, negotiating and executing transactions in a variety of practice areas including Loan Transactions/Commercial Finance; Financial Services/Regulatory/Compliance; Private Equity/M&A; and Corporate & Securities.

Sep 1998 - Feb 2006

Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Bank Examiner (Specialized Examinations Group)

Jun 1992 - Jun 1995

Examined domestic and international banking institutions to ensure sound operating procedures. Performed annual, special purpose, infrastructure, and compliance inspections of some of the largest financial institutions in the world. Interpreted laws and regulations. Analyzed regulatory, fiscal and procedural compliance with laws and regulations evaluated institution's performance.

Jun 1992 - Jun 1995

The Bond Buyer

Financial Analyst

Aug 1991 - Jan 1992

As a Financial Analyst with The Bond Buyer, a Thomson Reuters company, I researched primary and secondary market information for municipal bond issues for the MuniView database.

Aug 1991 - Jan 1992

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