Raoul Felder’s career in law began as a Federal prosecutor until he went into private practice where he would be named one of America’s Most Powerful Lawyers by the National Law Journal. He has been appointed to various government commissions and was Chairman of the New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct.
Best known as one of the most prominent divorce lawyers in the country, his clients have included Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, actor Richard Harris and heavyweight champion Riddick Bowe. In addition, he has taken a role in high-profile suits involving Elizabeth Taylor (representing husband Larry Fortensky), actress Robin Givens in her highly-publicized battle against World Heavyweight Champion Mike Tyson, as well as the wife of basketball star Patrick Ewing and husband of Liza Minnelli (David Gest).
He also was the attorney representing the mothers in the paternity cases of children fathered by Mick Jagger, actor Peter O’Toole, singer Tom Jones, and Mike Tyson.