NEW YORK, NY—Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP begins its new fiscal year with the promotion of seven lawyers to partner. The firm proudly recognizes these talented individuals for their accomplishments and outstanding client service. In the New York office, Brian M. Clarke, Douglas H. Hoffmann (pictured) and Serena M. Mentor were promoted.
Brian M. Clarke (Capital Finance and Real Estate, New York) advises issuers, investors, and other stakeholders in chapter 11 reorganizations, out-of-court restructurings, and other distressed situations. In addition, he advises clients in the negotiation and execution of complex business transactions, including financings, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and control investments.
Douglas H. Hoffmann (Capital Finance and Real Estate, New York) focuses his practice on representing commercial real estate owners, developers, lenders, investors, private equity funds, and institutional REITs in structuring and closing all types of real estate transactions, including joint ventures, acquisitions and dispositions, developments, financings, development rights or “air rights” transactions, and portfolio transactions.
Serena M. Mentor (Corporate, New York) has experience representing issuers, sponsors, underwriters, agents, trustees and servicers in connection with public and private asset-backed securitization transactions, with a special focus on mortgage and mortgage-related assets. She also frequently analyzes and interprets various regulations, requirements and restrictions promulgated by regulatory and other governing authorities with respect to such securitizations.