Dilip N. Massand joined Meister Seelig & Fein in 2021 as Of Counsel to the Firm.
Mr. Massand has over 25 years of international experience working with institutional investors, multinational corporations, banks, and family offices in the United States, the Middle East, and India. He is co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Phoenix Advisors, Ltd., an Abu Dhabi based firm focused on legal finance, knowledge transfer, and innovation in the legal industry across the globe.
Mr. Massand’s experience extends to complex-cross border litigation, asset recovery, dispute resolution, and advising clients who are seeking to navigate multijurisdictional issues and distressed credit situations. He has in-depth experience in construction litigation, mergers and acquisitions, and advising private equity, hedge funds, and infrastructure services firms on accessing emerging markets in the Middle East and South Asia.
Mr. Massand previously served as Managing Director of a Global Asset Recovery and Special Situations Investment Firm and as Co-Chair of the Emerging Markets Practice for a New York based law firm.
He holds a Juris Doctor in Comparative Constitutional Law from New York Law School and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Boston University and is a member of the New York State Bar Association, ABANA (formerly the Arab Bankers Association of North America), a Charter Member of TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs) Dubai, and a Founding Member of the Indian Association of Litigation Funders (IALF). Mr. Massand is a qualified Legal Consultant in the UAE, and serves as an Advisory Board Member of New York Law School’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee.
J.D., New York Law School, Comparative Constitutional Law
B.S., Boston University, Economics
New York State Bar Association, Member
ABANA (formerly the Arab Bankers Association of North America), Member
TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs) Dubai, Charter Member
Indian Association of Litigation Funders (IALF), Founding Member
New York Law School’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee, Advisory Board Member