Venable Elects Three Attorneys to Partnership and Promotes Five Associates to Counsel in Maryland

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BALTIMORE, MD—Venable LLP announced today that it has elected three attorneys in Maryland to the firm partnership and promoted five attorneys in the state to counsel, effective April 1, 2021.

The following attorneys are joining Venable’s partnership.

Baltimore Office

Laura S. Bouyea advises clients across industries with respect to a wide range of bankruptcy matters and complex commercial disputes. She has extensive experience representing lenders and special servicers in the commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) industry, both in court and in the workout context.

Lindsay McCrory Monti is a corporate attorney who focuses on mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, and equity financings. She guides clients as they close on financing, negotiate business points, work through intellectual property issues, and successfully complete transactions.

John V. Sunder’s practice encompasses a wide range of business law matters, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions and equity/debt financing, including structuring secured and unsecured credit facilities. His clients include operating businesses, private equity funds, family offices, agent banks and financial institutions, and specialty lenders.

The following attorneys were promoted to counsel.

Baltimore Office

Gueter Aurelien focuses her practice on a broad range of corporate law matters, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, commercial financing, equity investments, securities offerings, commercial contracts, public finance, and general business transactions.

JaMar S. Mancano represents clients in complex commercial litigation matters in state and federal courts nationwide, with a focus on defending pharmaceutical and medical device companies in product liability cases. He has been a member of several trial teams in national products liability litigation and has experience coordinating overall case strategy and the day-to-day handling of individual cases.

Daniel R.H. Mendelsohn concentrates his practice on a wide range of corporate law matters, including corporate governance, securities transactions, corporate finance, and mergers and acquisitions, with a particular focus on Maryland corporation law as it relates to real estate investment trusts and registered investment companies.

Elizabeth Fialkowski Stieff is a member of Venable’s tax practice. She advises clients on a variety of transactional tax issues, including corporate advisory matters, such as mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures, as well as tax controversies.

Towson, Maryland, Office

Christine C. Carey represents businesses and individuals in civil litigation and arbitration proceedings involving mortgage-backed securities and other complex financial instruments, conflicts over trust management, corporate governance disputes, shareholder and member litigation, securities fraud, labor and employment disputes, and claims arising from breach of contract and other business torts.

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