Fred is a Partner of Raine. Since joining the firm in 2014, Fred has focused on opening and expanding Raine’s advising and investing activities in Europe as well as the firm’s global advisory and investing activities in music and digital media. Based in New York and London, Fred serves on the board of SoundCloud.
Prior to joining Raine, Fred was a Co-Founder of CODE Advisors, where he worked with companies such as Spotify, Supercell, Shazam and Twitter. Before founding CODE in 2010, Fred was the Founder of the leading Entertainment/New Media Law Firm of Davis Shapiro & Lewit.
Formerly an Executive Vice President at EMI Records, Fred has received the ACLU’s Bill of Rights Award and the UJA Music Visionary of the Year Award, and was a member of the Board of Directors for the 9/11 Fund. He received his BA from Tufts University in 1981 and his JD from Fordham Law in 1985.