NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Otterbourg P.C. announced today that Jeffrey Rosenthal and Thomas
Duignan joined the firm as members in the banking and finance group. Mr.
Rosenthal and Mr. Duignan will also coordinate extensively with the
firm’s workout, distressed debt and insolvency practice areas. Messrs.
Rosenthal and Duignan work on a wide range of matters and represent a
broad cross section of clients in the financial services industry. They
come to Otterbourg from Troutman Sanders LLP, where they were partners.
“Jeff and Tom have exceptional practices, and they will integrate
seamlessly into our firm,” said Daniel Wallen, Otterbourg’s
chairman. “We have known them for years, and we are very pleased to
bring them on board to strengthen our ability to do even more work for
our institutional clients by enhancing our already deep bench of highly
experienced banking and finance attorneys.”
Mr. Rosenthal specializes in advising clients in the negotiation and
documentation of sophisticated loan transactions and workouts of
existing loans and debtor-in-possession loans. His clients have included
major commercial banks and many finance companies active in the
commercial finance industry in New York and New Jersey. He has
represented buyers of distressed debt in a number of transactions and
has frequently helped the buyer take control of and turn around the
“Otterbourg is the premier firm in my practice area,” Mr. Rosenthal
said. “I have done work for a number of clients we have in common, and
joining them now provides me with an exceptional opportunity to expand
my practice and the services I offer my clients.”
Mr. Duignan focuses his practice on complex asset-based lending,
commercial lending, vendor and equipment financing, and on representing
buyers and sellers of financial assets. He has wide-ranging experience
with syndicated and single lender transactions, multicurrency
transactions, cross border transactions, letters of credit, and
intercreditor arrangements. His clients typically include banks, finance
companies and hedge funds.
“I have enjoyed working with many members of Otterbourg over the years,
and I am thrilled to team up with them,” Mr. Duignan said. “I think this
is a perfect match that enhances both Jeff’s practice and my practice
while also helping make Otterbourg stronger than ever.”
The addition of Messrs. Rosenthal and Duignan continues a string of new
members who have joined Otterbourg this year, including John Hanley in
the corporate group and Oleg Sabel in the real estate group.
About Otterbourg P.C.
Otterbourg P.C. offers clients a unique combination of legal insight and
practical solutions and is known for its integrity, stability and
business knowledge. The firm regularly represents clients in matters of
national and international scope, including institutional lenders and
creditors such as banks, asset-based lenders, hedge funds and private
equity firms. The firm’s practice includes domestic and cross-border
financings, litigation and alternative dispute resolutions, mergers and
acquisitions and other corporate transactions, real estate,
restructuring and bankruptcy proceedings, and trusts and estates.
Peter Pochna, 212-843-8007
Source: Otterbourg P.C.