Todd H. Newman was raised on St. Croix and attended St. Dunstan’s School in Christiansted, and graduated from the Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, Connecticut. He received his Bachelor of Arts in 1973 from the University of Pennsylvania (Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa), and his J.D. from the Duke University School of Law in 1978. He was admitted to the Virgin Islands Bar and became a partner in the firm of Nichols and Newman in 1979, and led the firm through 40 years of expansion, culminating in the firm’s merger to create Dudley Newman Feuerzeig.
Having grown up in the construction industry, Mr. Newman has been able to provide assistance to major refinery contractors involved in projects totaling over $3 billion. He guided the current owners of a major terminal/refinery and a major rum distillery through government negotiations, enabling legislation, and commencement of operations.
Mr. Newman’s practice has also included innumerable real estate transactions, including assistance to major condominium and hotel developments.
He helped establish and continues to represent the first casino resort in the US Virgin Islands and is licensed to practice in front of the Virgin Islands Casino Control Commission.
Mr. Newman has participated in the drafting and enacting of legislation for the establishment in the Virgin Islands of Foreign Sales Corporations, Racinos, and Internet Gaming,
Mr.Newman is admitted to the bar of the U.S. Virgin Islands and the District of Columbia. He has an AV Preeminent® peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell.®