Jeffrey A. Koeppel serves as Counsel to Carmel, Milazzo & Feil, LLP, with a concentration in corporate and securities law, mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance and corporate financings. Prior to joining the Firm, Jeff was Of Counsel to the Law Offices of Kirk Halpin & Associates, P.A., Clarksville, Maryland, and until the firm dissolved in 2013, a Partner with the corporate/banking/securities boutique law firm of Elias, Matz, Tiernan & Herrick LLP in Washington, D.C. Prior to EMTH, he spent three years as a Senior Branch Attorney – Adviser in the Division of Corporate Finance at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Jeff’s clients range from startups to public companies in industries ranging from high tech, banking, hospitality, retail, software, gaming, entertainment, new media, manufacturing, consumer products, distribution, and others.
He has spoken at Stanford Law School’s Best Practices Conference about crowdfunding, and currently blogs on that topic, as well as cryptocurrencies and the entertainment media. Jeff is a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park double majoring in History and English, the University of Baltimore School of Law and has a Masters of Finance degree from The Joseph Sellinger School of Business, Loyola University Maryland. The Martindale-Hubbell Rating System lists Jeff as an AV-rated attorney, the highest possible level of achievement.
He has extensive first-chair transactional experience with a focus on extraordinary corporate transactions, including structuring, negotiating, diligencing, drafting and closing private and public capital raises, mergers and acquisitions, as well as advising boards of directors and senior management, preparing regulatory applications and periodic reports, interfacing with federal and state regulators, negotiating and preparing commercial agreements, and advising on disclosure and related matters.
Jeff is a member of the Bar in Maryland, New York and Washington, D.C.