The latest private practice and in-house moves from some of the biggest players on the legal market
from 27th October to 2nd November 2016

Chadbourne & Parke LLP is pleased to announce that Brian Greene, Jenny Kramer, Seth Kruglak, Michael Masri, Samantha Miller and Christy Rivera have been elected to the firm’s partnership. Jenny Kramer is based in the New York office. Jenny is an experienced trial lawyer whose practice focuses on white collar criminal defense, internal investigations, complex commercial litigation and regulatory enforcement. Seth Kruglak is based in the New York office. Seth represents parties in all aspects of federal and state litigations, appeals, international and domestic arbitrations, and government investigations. Michael Masri is based in the New York office. Michael is a transactional lawyer whose principal areas of practice are tax and project finance. Christy Rivera is based in the New York office. She represents financial institutions, corporate trustees and other parties-in-interest in bankruptcy cases and out-of-court restructurings.

The full press release can be found here on the Chadbourne website.

Latham & Watkins LLP is pleased to announce that 27 associates have been elected to the partnership. Paul L. Bonewitz is a member of the Finance Department who advises on a wide range of leveraged finance transactions, including secured and unsecured credit facilities, recapitalizations, bridge lending and committed financings. Alexandra Croswell Kelly is a member of the Corporate Department whose practice includes advising on a wide range of M&A transactions, joint ventures, controlling and minority investments, and other general corporate matters. Matthew C. Dewitz is a member of the Tax Department whose practice focuses on transactional tax matters relating to leveraged buyouts, tax-free reorganizations, other M&A transactions. David A. Hammerman is a member of the Finance Department who focuses his practice on financial restructurings and Chapter 11 reorganizations. Alexander Lentz is a member of the Corporate Department. His practice focuses on the representation of investment banks, private equity firms and public and private companies in high yield bond offerings. Axel Schiemann is a member of the Finance Department whose practice is focused on advising financial institutions on regulatory matters Christian Adams is a member of the Finance Department who advises financial institutions, companies and governments based in the Middle East and globally on a broad range of banking, financial and restructuring matters. Brian A. Meenagh is a member of the Corporate Department who focuses his practice on complex technology transactions

The full press release can be found here on the Latham and Watkins website.

Reed Smith LLP have announced that Jodi Schwimmer is joining the firm as a partner in the global Financial Industry Group (FIG) in New York. Schwimmer’s practice focuses in the areas of CMBS, real estate finance and structured finance, representing issuers, underwriters, loan sellers and investors in both public and private securitizations.

The full press release can be found here on the Reed Smith website.

Global law firm K&L Gates LLP welcomes Stacy J. Ettinger as a partner in the public policy and law practice of its Washington, D.C., office. Ettinger spent over nine years as a senior legal and policy advisor to Sen. Schumer, most recently as his chief counsel for the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration, where she led the preparation for legislative initiatives, hearings, and confirmation of presidential nominations and oversaw operational services for the Senate

The full press release can be found here on the K&L Gates website.

Proskauer have announced the promotion of 11 lawyers. Bradley Bobroff (New York) is a trial lawyer with experience in complex, high-stakes commercial and fiduciary litigation matters. Evandro Gigante (New York) represents and advises clients on a wide variety of labor and employment matters, including allegations of discrimination, sexual harassment, wrongful discharge, defamation and breach of contract. Andrew Kleiman (New York) is a corporate lawyer with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, cross-border transactions and joint ventures. Patrick Lamparello (New York) represents and counsels employers on a variety of matters, including compensation disputes, contractual disputes, employment discrimination and retaliation, sexual harassment, wrongful discharge, defamation and wage-and-hour issues.

The full press release can be found here on the Proskauer website.