August 2, 2007 – LAWFUEL – The Law Firm Newswire – Loeb & Loeb LLP announced that six associates have been named to the firm partnership. Kevin Eisenberg, Jeffrey Fried, and Laura Maines Vasey of the New York office and David Grossman, Loretta Thompson, and Lawrence Venick of the Los Angeles office have all been promoted to partner.
Kevin Eisenberg (New York) represents a wide array of national senior lenders, second lien lenders, mezzanine debt funds, private equity funds and private equity sponsor groups in all types of financing transactions. He has extensive experience in structuring and closing various debt facilities including senior debt loans, subordinated debt loans, mezzanine loans, second lien loans and private investments in public equity (PIPEs). These financings are made in connection with recapitalizations, restructurings, mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions.
Jeffrey Fried (New York) has worked on numerous asset-based financing and factoring transactions for major money center financial institutions and investment banks. He has been involved in providing exit financing to debtors and structuring acquisition facilities for purchasers of assets. Mr. Fried also represents equity sponsor groups and mezzanine lenders in private loan and equity transactions. In addition, Mr. Fried has experience in commercial real estate transactions and in the securitization of entertainment-related assets and various other structured finance transactions.
David Grossman’s (Los Angeles) practice focuses on intellectual property and business litigation. Mr. Grossman has represented a variety of clients in all aspects of litigation, including prosecuting and defending claims involving trademark and trade dress infringement, idea submission, false advertising, copyright infringement and unfair competition. Mr. Grossman also has extensive experience in litigating commercial business disputes and appeals in both federal and state courts.
Loretta Thompson’s (Los Angeles) practice includes negotiating and facilitating real estate acquisitions and dispositions as well as handling tax exchanges for national REITs, corporations and individuals. She is also experienced in negotiating and administrating finance transactions, commercial leasing, property management contracts and construction and design contracts.
Laura Maines Vasey’s (New York) experience is in the defense of complex securities fraud actions and related fraud, contract, and tort claims. Her current practice encompasses all aspects of the firm’s litigation practice, including intellectual property and commercial litigation.
Lawrence Venick’s (Los Angeles) practice focuses on the representation of both public and private emerging growth companies, as well as financial institutions. His transactional experience includes venture capital financings, representing both issuers and investors; mergers and acquisitions, representing both acquirers and targets; public offerings of securities; debt financing transactions, including secured and unsecured loans and general corporate representation of public and private companies.
About Loeb & Loeb LLP: Loeb & Loeb LLP is a multi-service national law firm with 275 attorneys focusing on select core industries and practice areas, rather than endeavoring to be all things to all clients, and is recognized as a leading law firm in the areas of securities offerings; mergers and acquisitions, litigation; entertainment and media law; finance; real estate; intellectual property; private equity; employment; advertising and promotions and tax and wealth services. The firm represents multi-national, Fortune 100 companies in the firm’s core practice areas, and serves as primary outside counsel to a multitude of mid-market clients. The firm also represents high tech start-ups and high net worth individuals and families. The firm has four domestic offices in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago and Nashville and an affiliation in Asia and Europe.