DALLAS, TX—C. Scott Murray has joined Duane Morris LLP as a partner in the firm’s Corporate Practice Group in its Dallas office. Prior to joining Duane Morris, Murray was vice president and general counsel at Gramercy Capital Partners.
At Gramercy Capital Partners, Murray was responsible for and oversaw all legal matters for fund and portfolio holding operations. As a senior adviser for all legal issues, he advised senior executives on corporate acquisitions and divestitures and legal, tax and operational risks as well as current legal issues affecting litigation, real estate, regulatory compliance, intellectual property and employee rights. Murray also managed the firm’s outside counsel. He addressed all aspects of investment fund formation, including the representation of sponsors in the formation of new private investment vehicles. Murray prepared SEC registration statements and periodic reports. He performed corporate transactions associated with private mergers, stock and asset acquisitions and divestitures, going-private transactions, partnership allocation and debt issues, in all sectors, and addressed compliance and registration issues such as SEC 33 & 34 Acts.