Experienced Finance & Junior Capital Attorney Peter Antoszyk Joins…

Experienced Finance & Junior Capital Attorney Peter Antoszyk Joins as
Partner, Private Equity Practitioner Michael Harrington Joins as Senior Counsel

July 24, 2006 – (Boston, MA) – LAWFUEL – Law News Network – Proskauer Rose LLP, an international law
firm with more than 650 lawyers in the United States and Europe,
announced that finance and junior capital attorney Peter J. Antoszyk has
joined the firm’s Corporate Finance Group as a partner. Also joining the
firm as senior counsel is attorney Michael K. Harrington, who
specializes in private equity transactions. Both will be based in
Proskauer’s Boston office, which now has almost 80 lawyers.

Mr. Antoszyk specializes in working with national and international
clients on a range of corporate finance and junior capital matters
including syndicated loans, working capital loans, acquisition loans,
asset-based loans, mezzanine and second lien enterprise value and
mezzanine loans, and other specialty lending and distressed investing
transactions. He also represents financial institutions and funds in
distressed investing restructurings, workouts and insolvency
proceedings. He is national director of the American Bankruptcy
Institute and former chair of the organization’s Finance & Banking
Committee. Mr. Antoszyk comes to Proskauer from Brown Rudnick, where he
was a partner in the firm’s bankruptcy and finance practices.

“Peter’s knowledge and experience working with major clients in all
industries and sectors on a full range of finance and specialty lending
transactions, coupled with his insolvency experience, make him an
invaluable addition to our rapidly expanding junior capital and finance
practices in Boston and firmwide,” said Steven M. Ellis, Co-Chair of
Proskauer’s Corporate Finance Group and head of its Boston-based
Corporate Group. “His addition to our finance team adds significant
depth and strength to the group, bolstering what is rapidly becoming one
of the nation’s premier finance practices.”

Mr. Antoszyk has also been named as a Massachusetts “Super Lawyer” by
the publisher of Law & Politics and is a past member of the national
board of the Turnaround Management Association. He received his B.A.
from State University of New York at Albany and his J.D. from Boston
University.

Also new to Proskauer’s Boston office is Michael Harrington, who joins
as a senior counsel in the M&A/Private Equity Group. Mr. Harrington has
experience in a wide variety of corporate matters including private
equity, buyout and venture capital financings, and mergers and
acquisitions. He comes from Goodwin Procter LLP, where he was a partner
in the firm’s Business Law Department and Private Equity Group. He
received his B.A. from Williams College, his M.B.A. from Fordham
University Graduate School of Business, and his J.D. from Fordham
University School of Law.

Proskauer’s Boston office, which was recently named the fastest growing
in the city by Boston Business Journal, is home to one of the country’s
top private equity and finance practices, representing over 150 funds
and lenders worldwide, and also boasts nationally-ranked intellectual
property, litigation, labor and employment, corporate governance and
transactional practices.

Proskauer’s Corporate Finance Group offers more than a century of
experience in legal matters that bear upon the diverse global and
domestic needs of all types of lenders and financial services
organizations. The firm serves as counsel, general or special, to a
broad spectrum of domestic and foreign lending institutions.

Proskauer’s M&A/Private Equity and Private Investment Fund Groups are
comprised of a team of 100 professionals in the firm’s U.S. and Paris
offices with years of experience representing private investment funds
in all aspects of their activities. Proskauer’s representation of
private investment funds includes private equity buyout funds, mezzanine
funds, hedge funds, and venture capital funds, for which the firm
handles matters ranging from fund formation to investments to private
equity mergers and acquisitions and other complex transactions.

About Proskauer Rose

Proskauer Rose, founded in 1875, is one of the nation’s largest law
firms, providing a wide variety of legal services to clients throughout
the United States and around the world from offices in New York, Los
Angeles, Washington, D.C., Boston, Boca Raton, Newark, New Orleans and
Paris. The firm has wide experience in all areas of practice important
to businesses and individuals, including corporate finance, mergers and
acquisitions, general commercial litigation, private equity and fund
formation, patent and intellectual property litigation and prosecution,
labor and employment law, real estate transactions, internal corporate
investigations, white collar criminal defense, bankruptcy and
reorganizations, trusts and estates, and taxation. Its clients span
industries including chemicals, entertainment, financial services,
health care, hospitality, information technology, insurance, Internet,
manufacturing, media and communications, pharmaceuticals, real estate
investment, sports, and transportation. The firm can be found online at
http://www.proskauer.com.

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