Our Team
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Brad L. Berman
 
 
Brad L. Berman, Esq. has over 35 years of experience practicing law. He is admitted to the bars of the U.S. States of Connecticut, New York and Florida, as well as various U.S. Federal Courts and the Court of International Trade.
 
He is the former President of LISCR LLC, the Liberian International Ship and Corporate Registry and started his career in management consulting for EY.
Brad L. Berman holds a Juris Doctorate Degree from New York Law School, a Master's Degree in Business Administration from the City University of New York, Baruch College, and a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from The George Washington University, School of Business.
Managing Partner

Email: brad@berman-legal.com

Phone: +(1) 212-365-8085

A. Tyson Arnedt 
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Of Counsel
A. Tyson Arnedt has 30 years’ experience in the investment fund and investment advisory industry as an attorney and senior business executive. In these roles Mr. Arnedt has worked with and for U.S, and international banks, law firms, brokerage firms, hedge funds, fund of funds, mutual funds investment advisers, and operating companies. Mr. Arnedt
began his career as an attorney in private practice in New York and has held a variety of senior legal, operations, marketing, and compliance roles, and has also been a consultant to a wide variety of firms in the broader investment industry.


He holds a Juris Doctorate degree from Georgetown University Law Center and an Artium Baccalaureus degree from Hamilton College, and is admitted to the Bar of the State of New York.

Email: tyson@berman-legal.com

Phone: +(1) 973-951-4466

Hilary Spilkin
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Email: Hilary@berman-legal.com

Phone: +1-213-700-0684

Of Counsel
Hilary Spilkin began her legal career as an Advocate to the Supreme Court of South Africa with a postgraduate degree in South African Tax Law, where she litigated in various corporate and tax matters.
Hilary has occupied legal consulting positions in various aspects of offshore tax and trust work in London, Tel Aviv, San Diego and Miami; in Miami she spent a period in the financial services industry with a major global banking institution focusing on banking and regulatory compliance and anti-money laundering. Hilary has also held several Board positions of various international corporations
For the past several years, she has headed the Liberian Corporate Registry and created and headed the OFAC and Sanctions Department of the Ship and Corporate Registry. In addition, Hilary advised the Liberian Government on legal and corporate matters, and corporate governance.
Hilary has been a guest speaker at several offshore tax and corporate conferences and has authored several articles published in legal journals and textbooks.
Hilary holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and Higher Diploma in Tax Law (HDip.Tax) from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, and Masters in Tax Law (LLM summa cum laude) from the Thomas Jefferson School of Law (San Diego) and holds admission to the California State Bar.
Hilary routinely advises private and publicly listed companies on various international legal matters, international corporate and tax structuring of multinational corporations with concentration in the maritime industry and international corporate governance and regulatory compliance.
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Email: Patrick@berman-legal.com
Phone: +1-217-318-1578

Patrick I. Oyakhare
Associate
Patrick I. Oyakhare, Esq. began his legal career as an attorney in the Federal Republic of Nigeria and is admitted as an attorney and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.

 

He holds an LLM degree (with a concentration on Corporate, Commercial and Trade law) from the University of Illinois in the United States, a Barrister at Law degree from The Nigerian Law School and an LLB degree from the University of Ibadan in Nigeria.

 

Patrick speaks English, Hausa, Yoruba and Afemai and has an Advanced Diploma in Insurance from the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria.