Akshay N Belani, a derivatives attorney, has joined Troutman Pepper’s Corporate Practice Group in New York as a partner. Belani joins the firm from Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP.
Belani focuses his practice on the application of derivatives in trading, structured products, and capital markets. He represents corporations, funds, banks, institutional investors, broker-dealers, and other financial institutions in all aspects of their securities, futures, derivatives, and commodities trading.
Belani is a member of several industry associations and has an active pro bono practice, previously handling matters with Emma’s Torch, Kids in Need of Defense, New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, and Teens for Food Justice. He earned his JD from St John’s University School of Law and bachelor’s degree from Tufts University.