NATIONAL—Stroock is pleased to bring some positive news to these challenging times with the promotion of four new partners and three new special counsel, effective January 1, 2021.
The following lawyers have been promoted to partner:
Julie Nevins (Litigation, Miami): Nevins handles a broad range of complex commercial matters, including insurance coverage, bad faith, business torts, contracts, real property, outdoor advertising and intellectual property. In addition to litigating, Nevins provides counseling on coverage and claims handling.
Marija Pecar (Financial Restructuring, New York): Pecar specializes in debt finance as part of the Financial Restructuring Group. Pecar represents leading investment and commercial banks, hedge funds, private equity sponsors and other alternative capital providers, as well as public and private companies, as creditors, sponsors, debtors, underwriters, arrangers, collateral agents and indenture trustees on a wide range of complex domestic and cross-border financing transactions.
Shannon Reaves (Government Affairs & Regulatory Support, Washington, D.C.): Reaves focuses his practice in the areas of Exon-Florio reviews before the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS); industrial security, including Foreign Ownership, Control or Influence (FOCI) mitigation matters before the U.S. Departments of Defense and Energy; and export control compliance. He also advises companies regarding major defense industry acquisitions.
Gabriel Sasson (Financial Restructuring, New York): Sasson concentrates his practice on bankruptcy proceedings and out-of-court restructuring transactions. Gabe has extensive experience representing ad hoc groups of bondholders, secured lenders and other creditors, DIP lenders, official committees of unsecured creditors, indenture trustees, equity holders and debtors in connection with in-court and out-of-court restructurings.
The following lawyers have been promoted to special counsel:
Kerry Cooperman-Government Affairs & Regulatory Support, New York
Thomas Shiah-Financial Restructuring, New York
Daniel Yost-Litigation, New York