ASPIS, Harold B.

Columbia College (B.A., magna cum laude), junior year of college at the London School of Economics. Columbia Law School (J.D.)

Currently: Arbitrator and mediator
Member, American Arbitration Association (Commercial Arbitration Panel) and FINRA.
Completed 30-hour Basic Mediation Training course under Part 146 of the NY State Unified Court System ADR program (2021).

Senior Vice President and Legal Counsel, DVB Bank SE Representative Office New York (German merchant bank which exclusively lent to, and invested in, the shipping sector and other companies in the transportation sector).

Senior Vice President and General Counsel, TTL Equipment Management LLC (privately-held company which owned, managed and leased over-the-road trailers in Europe and traded shipping containers worldwide).

Vice President and General Counsel of Transamerica Leasing Inc. (then one of the world’s largest lessors of shipping containers, tank containers, refrigerated containers and chassis and it also engaged in financing ports and port equipment).

Associate in litigation in New York law firm (since dissolved). Extensive experience in ship finance, letters of credit, ship mortgages, container leasing and purchase orders, project finance of ports and port equipment, investments in, and structuring of, ship-owning entities, sale/leasebacks, limited liability company agreements, joint ventures, charter parties, cross-border transactions, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures (including of ship-owning entities), complex commercial transactions, insurance. Broad experience in transactions in North America, Europe and Asia.

Mailing address: 316 Heathcote Road, Scarsdale, New York 10583
Telephone: (646) 209-0809