Bruce Kraus has represented financial participants in private equity transactions for more than forty years. He has been lead counsel on over $90 billion in M&A, capital markets and corporate restructuring transactions. The businesses involved have included consumer products manufacturing, retail, telecommunications, aerospace and defense, and insurance broking.
He was called to Washington during the Obama Administration to help craft the federal response to the 2008 Financial Crisis. He served as Chief Counsel of a new Division of the SEC once mocked in the Wall Street Journal as “OSP: the Office of Smart People”. He is noted for his scholarship on the subject of cost-benefit analysis, in the context of administrative law.
A corporate and securities law partner in two major New York City law firms for over 30 years, Mr. Kraus is a graduate of Harvard College and Yale Law School.
Mr. Kraus chairs the Investment Committee of the Board of Directors of the Camphill Village Foundation, and serves on the Boards of Camphill Village and the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation. His hobbies include wildlife photography in Wassaic, New York.