Freeborn Expands Corporate Practice with Addition of Robert Frucht

Freeborn Expands Corporate Practice with Addition of Robert Frucht

NEW YORK—Freeborn & Peters LLP is pleased to announce the continued expansion of the Corporate Practice Group in the firm’s New York office with the addition of Robert Frucht as a Partner.

“We are excited to welcome Bob to our growing New York office and corporate team,” said Daniel Hargraves, Managing Partner of Freeborn’s New York office. “As a leader in corporate and securities law, Robert offers valuable insights for our expanding roster of corporate clients in New York and across all the firm’s offices.”

Freeborn also recently added Christopher A. Pesch as a corporate partner in its New York office, which was formed in March 2016 through the combination with New York City firm Hargraves, McConnell & Costigan P.C.

Mr. Frucht focuses his practice on domestic and international transaction-based corporate and securities law. His work includes debt and equity financings involving both public offerings and private placements, negotiated mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, financing transactions, and general corporate counseling. He has extensive cross-border transactional experience involving the U.K., India, Russia, Hong Kong and British Virgin Islands.

Prior to joining Freeborn, Mr. Frucht was a partner with Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP.

Mr. Frucht received his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and his Bachelor of Arts from Cornell University.


Freeborn & Peters LLP is a full-service law firm, headquartered in Chicago, with international capabilities and offices in New York City; Richmond, Va.; Springfield, Ill.; and Tampa, Fla. Freeborn is always looking ahead and seeking to find better ways to serve its clients. It takes a proactive approach to ensure its clients are more informed, prepared and able to achieve greater success – not just now, but also in the future. While the firm serves clients across a very broad range of sectors, it has also pioneered an interdisciplinary approach that serves the specific needs of targeted industries.

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